Rita LiVecchi, 84, passed away March 21, 2014. Survived by her children, Sandra (Daniel) Gonzales of Pueblo, Lorraine (Mauricio) Cordova of Pueblo, Jim (Jody) LiVecchi of Salida, Anthony (Katrina) LiVecchi of Falcon, Colo., Debra Castillo of Pueblo, Lynda (Dave) Smith of Henderson, Colo., Larry LiVecchi of Pueblo and LeRoy LiVecchi of Pueblo; 18 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren; four brothers; and two sisters. Preceded in death by her husband, Joe LiVecchi; daughter, Theresa LiVecchi; mother, Ramona Bueno; grandchildren, Rachel Griego, Josephine Trujillo, Carlos Mondragon and Renee Cordova. Rita was born Aug. 29, 1929, in Las Animas, Colo. She enjoyed sewing, bingo, going to the casinos and cooking for her family. She was a member of Holy Rosary Altar Society and Legion of Mary Society. Special thanks to Orlando and Rose Mondragon and family for everything they have done. Visitation, 5 to 7 p.m., followed by the Rosary Wednesday in the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, Holy Rosary Church, 2400 W. 22nd St. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Holy Rosary Church, 2400 W. 22nd St., Pueblo, CO 81003. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

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  1. We are so sorry for the loss of your mother, grandmother and friend!! You are all in our thoughts and prayers!

    The Flores family

  2. Rita was a special lady, compassionate and loving. She helped care for my children and we became good friends. Even after the children were grown, we continued to enjoy each others company. Annette and I would meet her for lunch and catch up and laugh. What a wonderful witness she was. I know she is in Christ’s loving arms. Her reward..

  3. Rita was like a second mother to me during my frequent trips to Pueblo with Jim in the 1970’s and 1980’s. She was kind, gracious, and a great cook! She will be sorely missed. My condolences to the entire family.

  4. Dearest LiVecchi Family, I am so very sorry for your loss of your mom & grandma. She was a perfect example of what “unconditional love” is. She is now resting in peace with her husband. She will be so missed! My love & prayers are with you all! Brenda Lovato

  5. Dearest Bozo, I am so deeply sorry for your loss of your mom. She was an amazing, wife, mother, grandmother, auntie… You were always such a wonderful son. She is now in the heavens with your Dad. Love, Bren
    Dearest Trina, I am so deeply sorry for your loss of your mother-in-law. She so treated everyone with love. I know that she appreciated you so much because you are so giving & a wonderful daughter-in-law. Love, Bren
    Dearest Ryan, Marcus, & Shaun: I am so sorry for your loss of your Grandma Rita. I know that you all loved her so very much & this is so very difficult for you. Please know my love & prayers are with you all! Auntie Brenda

  6. My deapest sympathy to the Livecchi family. May your mom rest in peace. She has left the Holy Rosary community and her family with so many memories. May God bless you during this difficult time. Michael Arellano Guatemala City Guatemala.

  7. To Anthony, you were so Blessed to have such a Dear Sweet Mother. To Katrina, we know how much you Loved her.
    She will be missed.
    Your entire family are in our prayers.

  8. To the Livecchi family, I have known all of you since the day I was born. As you know Joe and Rita were my God parents. They were always so kind and generous all the time. The whole family made me feel like part of the family, and I was very grateful to you all. Birthdays, Christmas, First Communion, Graduation, etc. They were always there to support me. I don’t think I’d be where I am today if it wasn’t for the advice and love I got from both Rita and Joe. Rest in Peace Rita…I will surely miss you.

  9. So very sorry for your loss Jim and Jody. My thoughts are with you and your family during this difficult time.

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