Rita Sassani Wielemaker
It is with heavy hearts that the family of Rita Sassani Wielemaker announces her passing in Fredericton, NB, on Tuesday, January 15, 2019.
Born in Tehran, Iran, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Sassani and Zari Karimi. Besides her parents she was predeceased by her brother Homayoun (Faraneh).
Rita is survived by her loving husband Martinus Wielemaker, her sons Daniel and Thomas Wielemaker; sisters Simin, Nasrin, Sherry (Hadi), Sheyda, and Shiba (Kamal) Sassani; her parents-in-law, Willem and Adriana Wielemaker, brothers-in-law Erik (Annemiek) and Sander (Kym) Wielemaker; her nieces and nephews: Monika Sassani (Robert), Elika Sassani, Kimia and Arjan Heidary, Carin and Tina Mashhour, Eiliyah Bemba, and Celina Minaya; Roel, Noor, Hudson, and Londyn Wielemaker.
She was a loving mother, wife, and sister, who loved life, interacting with friends, and who expressed herself beautifully through her art and poetry.
A celebration of Rita’s life will be held in the J. A. McAdam Memorial Chapel (160 York Street, Fredericton, NB) on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 2:00 PM with Rev. Kelly Burke officiating. In Rita’s memory, the family requests that you do something kind for someone else or light a candle.