Rita P (Dunning) Slavin

1932 - 2020


of Brighton, MA, passed peacefully after a brief bout with Covid on December 28th, 2020. Rita was an independent, healthy, spirited eighty-eight year old until the last two weeks of her life.

 Mom, as the family called her, was the beloved wife of the late William (Bill) Slavin. 

Additionally, she was a devoted, supportive and loving mother to her four sons and their spouses: Bill and Janice Slavin, Walpole MA; Tom Slavin and Dr. Mark Thall, Brookline, MA; Ed and...

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Ellyn Derman

January 5, 2021 5:48 PM

Sending warm thoughts to the Slavin family as you say goodbye to Mom and Grandma. Love, Ellyn Derman

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January 4, 2021 2:07 PM

Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
With deepest sympathies.
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Clare Honan Coughlin

January 4, 2021 10:15 AM

Such a beautiful lady - both inside and out.  She will be greatly missed.

Barry Hynes

January 3, 2021 2:47 PM

The Hynes family would like to express their deepest sympathies and offer their condolences to the Slavin family during this very sad time. Our hearts and thoughts are with you.

Mark Ciommo

January 3, 2021 11:37 AM

Dear Slavin Family,
I feel very fortunate to have had a friendship with Rita (and Peg) that began since the time I worked at Veronica Smith Senior Center.  They were the epitome of class, dignity and caring for others.  I will always cherish the memories of our friendship. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, Mark Ciommo

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