Zabor Funeral Home Inc.
5680 Pearl Road Parma, OH 44129,
between Snow & Ridge Road


RITA M. KOCAJA (nee Kammer). Age 93. Beloved wife of the late Stanley J. Dearest mother of John (Donna), Tom (Marlene), Judy Fleming, Linda Karbowiak (Larry), and Mary Zaun. Dear grandmother of 16. Great grandmother of 8. Dear sister of Catherine Keane and the following deceased; Robert, Mary, and Thomas Kammer. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital, The Salatian Missions, and the Humane Society.

Funeral Mass: Thursday, June 11, 10:30 AM at Holy Family Church. Interment: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Visitation: Wednesday, 4-8 PM at The Zabor Funeral Home, 5680 Pearl Rd. Parma (between Ridge and Snow).


Messages of Condolence

  1. You will be missed Auntie. Such a sweetheart you always were. You taught your children well!

    My heart and prayers are with all of the family during this difficult time. Love all you guys.


  2. Cousins~
    Thank you for sharing your mom (and dad) with us throughout the years. So many, many memories! The time has gone, but the love remains… May God’s perfect peace be with each one of you.
    Always in my heart,

  3. Dearest Aunt Rita,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you, and your family, as you are lifted up to eternal life with Our Lord Jesus, His Holy Mother, and your Sweetheart Stanley.
    God Speed Aunt Rita

  4. Judy, Bret, Greg, Matt and Jordan, I will always remember when Michael and I did work for your Mom/Grandma. She opened her home and made us so welcome.
    She was a wise, sweet, and gentle woman that shared her wisdom and kindness willingly. Of course Shannon loved her so much and was so saddened to hear of her passing. Now she can be at peace with her beloved Stanley and give my Michael a hug from me. God bless you all. Love, Marlene and family

  5. Bob and I offer our sincere condolences to the entire family on the passing of a much beloved family member. No one can change anything, but no one can take away your memories either.

    With sympathy,

    Teri and Bob

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