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Rita Teresa Bartko, 88, Yonkers Resident

Rita Teresa Bartko
Rita Teresa Bartko Photo Credit: Riverdale Funeral Home

YONKERS, N.Y. -- Rita Teresa (Pingitore) Bartko, of Yonkers, died on Friday, March 4. She was 88.

Bartko is survived by her husband of 63 years, George Bartko; children Suzanne Donnelly, Rosemarie McIntyre and George Bartko; and grandchildren Sean Donnelly, Tess and Jack McIntyre, and Giana and Sofia Bartko.

She was predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Teresa Pingitore.

A memorial mass will be celebrated at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, March 19, at the Monastery Church of the Sacred Heart, 110 Shonnard Place, in Yonkers. Interment will be private, at Ferncliff Cemetery, in Hartsdale. Riverdale Funeral Home, in New York, is assisting with arrangements.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her honor to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital by clicking here, or by mail to P.O. Box 1893, Memphis, TN 38101-9950, using this form.

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