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Rita B. DiFlori

June 21, 1961 — June 12, 2020

DiFlori---Rita B., 58, went to be with The Lord, on June 12, 2020. Born June 21, 1961, daughter of Emory and Frances (Torina) DiFlori. Preceded in death by parents and Brother, Mark. Survived by cousin and caretaker, Beth and husband, Melvin Kniss, Richland; caretakers, Trina Lester and Linda Gleason; very good friends, Dana, Kathy and Roxanne; also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins, sister-in-law and nieces and nephews. Graduate of Richland High School. Longtime employee of Metlife. She owned and operated a drug screening company. She was a caregiver for her mother and father and she dearly loved her pets and all animals. At Rita’s request, there will be no viewing or visitation. Private Funeral Service at Harris Funeral Home, 500 Cherry Lane, Richland, with Fr. David S. Peles. Private committal at Richland Mausoleum. Memorial contributions may be directed to St. Benedict Catholic Church, 2310 Bedford St., Johnstown, PA 15904 or Somerset Humane Society, 204 Whitetail Road, Somerset, PA 15501, in memory of Rita B. DiFlori. Online condolences may be posted at

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