Marita Riede, SCN, age 88, a native of Louisville, Ky., died at Nazareth Home, Louisville, Ky., on Wednesday, April 8, 2009. She had been a Sister of Charity of Nazareth for 69 years. Sister served in the apostolate of education on the elementary and collegiate levels in Kentucky, Ohio and Tennessee for 44 years.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Jean Riede of Wisconsin Dells, Wis. and several nieces and nephews.

The Funeral Mass was celebrated on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Vincent Church, Nazareth, Ky., with burial in Nazareth Cemetery.