Rita J. Panaro, 88, St. Benedict, died Wednesday. She was born in Carrolltown, daughter of Norbert and Anna Weakland. Surviving are children: Kathy Kish, Christine, Janet Blake, Peggy Cavallo, Karen Keith, Rita Kramer and James F. Jr.; 16 grandchildren; and brothers: Ralph, Lawrence and Raymond Weakland. She was preceded in death by her husband, James F. Sr.; a daughter, Ann Hollen; and four siblings. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Stevens Funeral Home Inc., Carrolltown, and 9 until the 10 a.m. funeral Mass Saturday, March 1, 2014, at St. Benedict Catholic Church, Carrolltown.