Rita Lorraine Leff
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Rita Lorraine Leff

LEFF: Rita Lorraine Leff, beloved wife to Dr. Bernard Leff and cherished mother to Dr. Louis Leff (Susan), Deborah Dutton (Jim), Dr. David Leff (Sheri), Elaine Leff (Kenny) and Dr. Ben Leff. She adored all her grandchildren: Mara Leff, Samuel Leff, Rachel Leff, Phillip Leff (Macy), Georgia Dutton, Jason Leff, and Danielle Leff. Rita was the sister of the late Edward Bowler (Betty) and Margaret (Lawrence) Wolff. She loved and appreciated all of the support from her nieces, Carol Ann McElliot (Frank) and Marlene Byrne (John). Also survived by many great-nieces and great-nephews. Rita passed away on Feb. 28, 2022. She worked tirelessly running her husband’s medical offices while raising five children. Rita was known for making the best apple pie and being an excellent seamstress. She enjoyed playing mah-jongg and used to ride bikes and play bridge with her friends. In her retirement, she found joy and used her creativity, assisting Elaine design and decorate events for her balloon company. But what she enjoyed most was being with her family. Rita will be missed by all. Services and interment were private. Donations can be made in her honor to The Wilmer Eye Institute, Macular Degeneration Research Fund, Johns Hopkins Medicine, 600 N. Wolfe Street, Wilmer 112, Baltimore, MD 21287 or Wilmer Eye Institute Giving Page. Arrangements entrusted to Ralph Schugar Chapel, Inc.. family owned and operated. schugar.com. PJC

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