June 28, 1925 ~ October 27, 2005
Rita Ann Dworaczyk Longhofer was taken from this earthly life on October 27, 2005 at the age of 80 years and 4 months due to complications from a lengthy illness. Her husband Floyd was at her bedside at the time of her death. Rita was born on June 28, 1925 in San Antonio. She grew up in the Polish Community of Koscuisko, Texas. She attended St. Ann’s Academy where she excelled in the sport of volleyball and graduated in 1944. She was baptized as an infant and later confirmed as a young teenager. She served as acolyte at St. Ann’s. On December 7, 1972 she married her dear friend of 10 years, Floyd A. Longhofer. They recently celebrated their 32nd anniversary. Rita was a housewife by choice. She loved to bake and prepare meals. She was also an avid gardener and she shared her vegetables and flowers with everyone. At the time of her death she was a longtime member of St. Margaret Mary’s Catholic Church. In keeping with Rita’s wishes, there will be no funeral services. The family and close friends will gather for a private burial service at St. Ann’s Cemetery in Koscuisko, Texas in the near future. Rita’s family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and all the staff at Normandy Terrace SE for all the loving care they have given Rita in the past 2 1\2 years. The family would also like to thank Odyssey Hospice and Health Care Inc. for their continued care. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that your memorials be made to Odyssey Hospice, 4415 Piedras Dr. West, San Antonio, TX 78228 or to a charity of your choice. To leave a note for the family, go to meadowlawn.net and Select Obituaries. Arrangements by Meadowlawn.