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Rita M. Batz

August 7, 1950 May 9, 2020
Rita M. Batz
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Obituary for Rita M. Batz
Rita M. (Karevya) Batz, 69 years, of Catasauqua, passed away May 9th, 2020 at Lehigh Valley Hospital – Cedar Crest. Born in Frackville, PA she was a daughter of the late Albert and Janet (Hower) Karevya.

Rita loved her country music. She loved everyone and always made everyone laugh and smile. Rita was a caretaker to her mother for years and cared for anyone else who needed it. She was resident of Manor Care of Bethlehem.

Surviving are her son David Batz of Palmerton; daughter Donna Carter and her husband Robert of Catasauqua; brothers Albert and wife Kathleen of Venice, Florida; John and Geary Karevya both of Catasauqua; sisters Candace Madea with longtime companion Norman Stark of Bethlehem and Beverly Karevya of Catasauqua; granddaughter Korin Batz of Palmerton, grandsons Stone Carter of Catasauqua and Zachery Carter of Las Cruces, NM. She had a lot of nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers William and Anthony and her sister Joyce Nichols.

A Celebration of Rita’s Life will take place at future date.
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