Obituaries » Rita M Bookmyer (Alspaugh)

May 29, 1932 - January 7, 2019

Funeral Service Date
January 10, 2019
Funeral Service Time
10:30 am

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Rita M Bookmyer, 86, of Fort Wayne died January 7, 2019 at Parkview Memorial Hospital Randallia, Fort Wayne, IN. Rita was born May 29, 1932 in Fort Wayne. She was the daughter of the late Silas and Alice Alspaugh. Rita was a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and Women’s Club. She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Frank Bookmyer; children, Ronald (Barbara) Bookmyer of MI, Mike (Kara) Bookmyer of Fort Wayne, IN, Carolyn Bookmyer of Fort Wayne, IN, Mary Ann (Greg) Heatwole of MI and Janet Walmsley of MI; grandchildren, Brody Fox, Madisen (Austin) McCarley, Kaleb Fox, Gabriella Bookmyer, Jacob and Joshua Walker, Elizabeth Heatwole, Mary Grace and Christopher Bookmyer and Rachel Walmsley; sister Joan Bobay of Fort Wayne, IN; brother Jim (Pat) Alspaugh. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 Thursday, January 10. 2019 at Saint Jude Catholic Church, 2130 Pemberton Dr. with calling one hour prior. Visitation will be held Wednesday, January 9, 2019 from 2pm-4pm and 6pm-8pm at Divine Mercy Funeral Home, 3500 Lake Ave., Fort Wayne with a rosary at 3:00 pm. Burial will be in Catholic Cemetery, Fort Wayne. Memorial contributions may be made to: St Jude Catholic Church or Matthew 25 . To sign the online guest book, go to

Visitation Information:

Divine Mercy Funeral Home

Phone: 260-426-2044

Address: 3500 Lake Avenue Fort Wayne Indiana, 46805

rosary at 3:00 pm

Visitation Date

January 9, 2019

Visitation Time

02:00 pm – 04:00 pm

06:00 pm – 08:00 pm

Additional Info

rosary at 3:00 pm

Funeral Service Information:

St. Jude Catholic Church-Fort Wayne

Phone: 260-484-6609

Address: 2155 Randallia Fort Wayne IN, 46805

Service Date: January 9, 2019

Service Time: 2:00 pm

Service Notes: calling one hour prior at church

Funeral Service Date

January 10, 2019

Funeral Service Time

10:30 am

Additional Info

calling one hour prior at church

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