Rita Florence Badore

Rita Florence Badore, 92, of Tupper Lake died on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2019, at the UVM Health Network, Elizabethtown Community Hospital.

She was born in Plattsburgh on Feb. 9, 1927, the daughter of Frank and Bessie Forrett.

Rita grew up in Ellenburg Depot and graduated high school in Ellenburg in 1945. Following high school she graduated from secretary school in Plattsburgh. Rita married Lawrence H. Badore. She was employed by the village of Tupper Lake as clerk and treasurer until her retirement.

She is survived by her sons, Barry, Bruce and Paul.

In addition to her parents, Rita was predeceased by her husband, Lawrence; daughter, Patricia (2016); sister, Grace Quesnel; and brother, Floyd Forrett.

Honoring her family’s wishes, there will be no public calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in the spring (date and time to be announced) at St. Edmund’s Church, Ellenburg Center. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Rita F. Badore may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 793 Gilbert Road, Mooers, 518-236-4747. To offer an online condolence, share a symbolic gesture, or share a photo in memory of Rita Badore, please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com.