Rita May Woodham

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Rita May Woodham (1933 – 2021) was born on 3rd February 1933 in Slough and lived there all her life. Her parents were William and Winifred Edwards, and she had an older sister, Jean. She went to James Elliman School, after which she worked for Eton Rural District Council. Rita married Ray Woodham in 1952 at St Paul’s Church. They had four children, Lyn, Susan, Martin and Trevor. She had 8 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Rita didn’t care for domestic chores but she was an enthusiastic cook and baker. She adored animals and had a varied collection of pets over the years. She loved listening to music, listening to the radio and watching television. Rita was ill for some time before she died on 2nd February 2021.

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Felicity Harvest
Tribute to Rita May Woodham delivered at a humanist funeral arranged by their family (2021)