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Rita M. Papesh, 88, of Streetsboro passed away Saturday March 24, 2018 at Kensington Care Center in Aurora, Ohio. She was born November 27, 1929 in Cleveland, Ohio to the late John and Mary (Sotak) Ocilka. Mrs. Papesh has lived in Streetsboro the past 14 years and was formerly of Solon. She had retired from the Heck Insurance Agency in Chagrin Falls, Ohio as a licensed insurance agent and was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church in Streetsboro. She loved cooking, baking, crocheting and polka dancing. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband Joseph Tabor in 1983, four brothers and four sisters. Survivors include her husband Tony Papesh whom she married November 13, 1991, her daughters Lori (Jeff) Townsend of Port Clinton, Ohio, Carrie Tabor of Streetsboro her step daughters Nancy (Doug) Thistlethwaite of Solon and Lisa (Mark) Havens of Twinsburg, Ohio, her grandchildren Christi, Cara, Patrick, Alex and great grandson Sam. Calling hours will be from 5-7 PM Tuesday March 27, 2018 at Shorts Spicer Crislip Funeral Homes 9781 Page Rd. Streetsboro, Ohio 44241. Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:30 AM Wednesday March 28, 2018 at St. Joan of Arc Church 8894 St RT 14 Streetsboro, Ohio 44241. Committal services will be following at 2:00 PM at All Saints Cemetery Northfield, Ohio. The family would like to thank the staff at Kensington for their compassionate care. Condolences and memories of Rita may be shared with her family at www.sscfuneralhomes.com.