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Rita Tirey

Tirey, Rita L., age 69 of Germantown passed away September 21, 2015.  She was born to the late Victor and Louise (Kraft) Kemplin in Middletown, OH.  Rita retired from Miamisburg Mound and enjoyed selling and collecting Longaberger baskets, she resided in Florida for 20 years before moving back to Ohio.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Tip Collins Sr., brother Billy Kemplin, and sister Murlene Richards.  She is survived by her sons Tip (Christa) Collins, and Sean (Angie) Collins, brothers Vernon and Tommy Kemplin, grandchildren Teddi, Amber and Zachary Collins, and 4 great grandchildren.  A memorial service will be held on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at 7:30 PM at the Arpp & Root Funeral Home, 29 N. Main St.  Germantown, OH with Pastor Todd Velte officiating.  The family will receive friends beginning at 6:00 until the time of the service.  In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations be made to Crossroads Hospice, 8069 Washington Village Dr.  Dayton, OH  45458.

Charitable donations may be made to:

Crossroads Hospice
8068 Washington Village Drive Dayton, OH 45458,
Tel: (937)312-3170
Web: https://www.crossroadshospice.com/locations/ohio/dayton-oh/

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I have wonderful memories of Rita and was her neighbor many years ago.She was a wonderful person that will be missed.My thoughts and prayers to Sean and Tipp and families.Sincerely, Kathy

Kathy Day Shock Sep 23 2015 12:00 AM

I met Rita in NM, where our husbands were working.Rita was one of the kindest and giving people I ever had the pleasure to know.She will be missed so.

Marsha Zwyner Sep 22 2015 12:00 AM