Rita N. McCauley

Rita N. McCauley, 95, of Milton passed away on April 10, 2015.  Beloved daughter of the late John and Bridget (Monahan) McCauley.  Loving sister of Marguerite McCauley.  Rita was predeceased by her siblings Eileen Perrotta, Amelia, John, Catherine and Elizabeth McCauley.  She is also survived by several nieces, nephews and many grand nieces and nephews.  Rita was born in Boston and graduated from Cornell University.  She was a Professor of Biology at Boston State, Quincy College and Salem State College for over 40 years.  Rita grew up in Dorchester and moved to Milton in 1973.  She was a longtime member of the Girl Scouts, attending meetings until 2009.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:30 AM in Saint Elizabeth’s Church, 350 Reedsdale Road, Milton.  Relatives and friends kindly invited.  Visiting hours in the Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, EAST MILTON, from 4-7 PM on Monday.  Interment New Calvary Cemetery.