Rita Estelle Hysan
Rita Estelle Hysan

November 28, 1926 - July 6, 2017
Born in Washington, DC
Resided in Bowie, MD


Rita E. Hysan died in her home on July 6, 2017, her family at her side. She was preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, Paul R. Hysan, Jr. and her great grandson, Robert Weldon Hill, III. Rita is survived by her brother, Fred Wood; four daughters, Diane Hysan (John) Nelson, Sue Anne (Terry) Horning, Barbara Ann Bentley, and Joann Sutton; eight grandchildren, Kelly (Christopher) Meyers, Erin (Brian) Barton, Rebecca (Drew) Taylor, Sarah (Rex) Ransom, Meghan (Phil) Williams, Rita (Robert) Rahl, Diane Hysan (Robert) Hill, and Robert (Lauren Diaz) Sutton, III; fourteen great grandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.

Rita was a secretary at the Antitrust Division, Department of Justice, during WW II and into the early sixties. She accompanied Edwin M. Zimmerman, Assistant Attorney General, Antitrust Division, to Covington & Burling and was his secretary there for more than 30 years.

Rev. Michael Jones, Pastor, will celebrate Rita’s life with a Mass and memorial service at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017, at St. Pius X Catholic Church, 14720 Annapolis Road, Bowie, Maryland 20715. A repast to follow.

In lieu of flowers, the family gently suggests donations to Hospice of the Chesapeake, John & Cathy Belcher Campus, 90 Ritchie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122 or to the Alzheimer's Association.



Memorial Mass
St. Pius X Catholic Church
14720 Annapolis Road
Bowie, MD USA 20715
Saturday, July 15, 2017
10:30 AM