Rita Jane Freeborn, age 70 of Madison, OH passed away on May 21, 2018. She was born on October 31, 1947 in Painesville to the late Robert and Ethel (Sorvisto) Freeborn. Rita received her Master’s in Horticulture from Penn State and went on to become a Master Gardener with Cooperative Extension and worked for the USDA collecting and documenting invasive insect species.
Rita is survived by one sister, two brothers, two sisters-in-law, 9 nieces and nephews and 7 grand nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Oasis of Hope Center.
522 Leonard St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
A graveside service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday May 29, 2018 at Concord Cemetery. Arrangements are being handled by the Potti Funeral Home 1009 Mentor Ave Painesville, Oh 44077.