8/12/1926 – 14/02/2024
Rita passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family.
Devoted wife to Les (dec), cherished and adored mother to Lindsay and loved mother-in-law to Helen.
Loved and devoted Nan to Rorie, Sara, Kate, Tom, Kristen and Glenn.
Dearly loved Great Nan to Emma, Aidan, Elijah, Lexie, Harvey and Fletcher.
Adored by all her family and friends.

A special thank you to all the staff at Rococco, Dr Robert Campbell and Dr Eng Ong for the care and support of Rita and her family.

Funeral Notice

ServiceFebruary 22, 2024 - 10:00 am68-74 Hope Street Geelong West, VIC View MapVenue: Tuckers Funeral Chapel

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A celebration for the life of Rita Oates will be held at Tuckers Funerals, 68-74 Hope Street, Geelong West, on Thursday 22nd of February 2024 at 10am.
Following the service, the cortege will travel to Cemetery (Enter Boundary Road, gate 1), 141 Ormond Road, East Geelong for interment.


  1. Remembering Rita today and treasure the times we spent with her together with you all. We send our love. Jacqui Paul, Kit & Caitlin, Zoe & Nick. XX

    jacqueline rotthier February 22 2024
  2. Aunty Rita was so kind and loving.
    Fond memories will always be remembered.
    Our thoughts are with you Lindsay, Helen and families at this sad time.

    Vicki, John and family.

    Vicki McKee February 20 2024
  3. Our thoughts are with you at this sad time Aunty Rita always had a smile to give to everyone Lovely memories from Marilyn and Peter and families

    Marilyn Graham February 18 2024
  4. Thinking of you Lindsay Helen and family Auntie Rita was a lovely lady to many Condolences from Nola and family Beverley and families xxxx

    Nola Reynolds February 16 2024
  5. Lovely memories of a lovely lady Thinking of all.the families Don and Shirley

    Don and Shirley Sell February 16 2024