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Rita Faye Hudson

October 22, 1955 ~ May 25, 2017 (age 61)
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Mrs. Rita Faye Bortness Hudson of Bridgeville, DE passed away peacefully in the care of her family and the staff at the Delaware Hospice Center on Thursday, May 25, 2017.  She was 61 years old.

Mrs. Hudson was born in Vulga, South Dakota to the late Oliver and Shirley Pedersen Bortness.  She honorably served her country in the United States Navy.  She moved to Delaware in 1981.  She enjoyed crafts, crossword puzzles, computer games, especially candy crush and spending time with her grandchildren who were a big part of her life.

She is survived by her  devoted husband of 21 years, Victor Gene Hudson of Bridgeville, DE; a son; Steven Telthoester and his wife Samantha of Seaford, DE; a brother, Tom Bortness of Mandan, ND; three sisters, Helen Campo of Jordan, MN; Patricia Peterson and her husband Dave  of Jordan, MN and Sandra Vasques  of  Savage, MN along with  six grandchildren, Devin, Tristen, Romy, Madison, Chase and Nathaniel.  Rita is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 A funeral service will be held at 1:00 PM on Thursday, June 1, 2017 at the  Watson Funeral Home, 211 S. Washington St., Millsboro, DE  19966, where friends may call from 12:00 PM – 1 :00 PM for visitation.  Burial with military honors will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE  19963.

Electronic condolences may be made via www.watsonfh.com

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

DELAWARE HOSPICE
100 PATRIOTS WAY, MILFORD DE 19963



 Service Information

Visitation
Thursday
June 1, 2017

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Funeral Service
Thursday
June 1, 2017

1:00 PM
Watson Funeral Home
211 S. Washington St.
Millsboro, DE 19966

Burial
Thursday
June 1, 2017

Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery
100 Patriots Way
Millsboro, DE 19966


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