Hudson – Rita J. (Marcheterre) Saia, 88, died Friday, April 6, 2012, at Marlborough Hills Healthcare Center. She was the beloved wife of the late Lewis Saia, who died in 1986, and mother of the late Robert Lacombe.
Born and raised in Hudson, daughter of the late Hector and Elizabeth (Domingus) Marcheterre, she was employed for many years as a housekeeper for the Learning Center of Marlborough. She was a member of Saint Luke's Parish in Hudson and member of the Hudson Senior Center.
She is survived by her two brothers, John Marcheterre of Danielson, Conn. and Paul Marcheterre of Clinton; two sisters, Dorothy Amberg of Scotland, Conn. and Pauline Ordway of Marlborough; and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Norman, Charles, Albert, Robert, and Marilyn Marcheterre.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday, April 10, at 11 a.m., in Saint Luke's Episcopal Church, 5 Washington St. (Wood Square), Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson. Family and friends may attend calling hours Monday, April 9, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson.