SOUTH PORTLAND - Rita A. (Miville) Gott, 86, died Nov. 12, 2012, at a Falmouth health care center. She was born April 7, 1926, in Augusta, the daughter of Yvon and Marie-Anne (Grosset) Miville.
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Rita was known to many of the residents of South Portland as "Auntie Rite." She spent her entire married life as a resident of South Portland, working as a crossing guide for the school and was at one time the oldest paper carrier for the Portland Press Herald. Her house on Walnut Street, South Portland, was always one of the first and most decorated at Christmastime.
She was predeceased by her husband, George J. Gott Jr.; and her brothers, Philip and Gerald. She is survived by her brother, Yvon; her sisters, Hilda, Yvonne, Irene and Hazel; her daughter, Terry Caroul and her husband, Jaques, of St. Augustine, Fla.; her son, Robert Gott and his wife, Theresa, of Hampden; her son, George J. Gott III of Biddeford; her grandchildren, Mark Caroul, Paul Caroul, Jean Jaques Caroul, Daniel Gott, Shawn Gott, Kate Gott and Kelly Gott; and 11 great-grandchildren.
At Rita's request, there will be no memorial service.
Published in BDN Maine on Nov. 14, 2012