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Rita Gore

September 8, 1954 — October 5, 2023


Rita Gore, 69, passed away on October 5, 2023, in Anderson, Indiana after an extended illness. She was born on September 8, 1954, in South Bend, Indiana.


Rita exemplified compassion and selflessness throughout her career as a Victims Advocate. Her unwavering commitment to helping others made a profound impact on the lives of countless individuals. Rita's dedication to serving victims was evident in every aspect of her work. She provided support, guidance, and resources to those in need, offering solace during their most difficult times. Her exceptional empathy and strong advocacy skills made her a trusted ally for victims in their journey towards healing and justice.


Education played an essential role in Rita's professional growth. She completed her high school education at Alexandria High School as part of the Class of 1972. Continuing her pursuit of knowledge, Rita earned a Bachelor's degree from Anderson College.


Beyond her professional accomplishments, Rita was renowned for her nurturing personality and deep love for children. Children were her world, and she dedicated significant time and energy to ensuring their well-being. Rita's caring nature shone brightest when she was with children, creating a nurturing environment where they could flourish.


In her leisure time, Rita found joy in watching Gunsmoke and spending quality moments with her family. These simple pleasures brought her immense happiness and allowed her to unwind from the demands of her work.


Rita possessed exceptional storytelling abilities and had a flair for writing. Her creative talents as an amazing writer were highly regarded by those who knew her. Through the power of words, she captured the hearts and minds of readers while leaving an indelible mark on their imaginations.


Throughout her life journey, Rita cherished the love and support of cherished family members and friends. She is survived by her loving son Nick Grant (Hilary), son Matt Grant, daughter Lindsay Gore Hewitt, grandson Colson Grant, grandson Leelind Hewitt, grandson Kaiden Hewitt, sister Sharon Cook (Dennis Smith), sister Renee Hamilton, Aunt Karen Coppock, and many nieces, nephews, and special friends. Rita held a special place in the hearts of her surviving relatives and friends. Her compassionate spirit and unwavering support will forever be cherished by those who had the privilege of knowing her.

She is preceded in death by her parents listed above, and brother Wayne Keller.


Rita Gore's presence in our lives will be deeply missed. Her legacy as a dedicated Victims Advocate will continue to inspire others to stand up for justice and make a positive impact on the lives of those in need. Rita's kindness, empathy, and selflessness will always be remembered fondly, serving as a reminder that one individual can truly make a difference in the world.

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