Rita Gaudin (Colantuono) of Cape Coral, Florida, formerly of Mashpee and Newton, MA, was born November 14, 1928 to the late Stanley and Mildred (Vassolotti) Colantuono and passed peacefully on December 5, 2020. She was predeceased by her loving husband Paul B. Gaudin, beloved daughter Paula A. Bowen (Gaudin) and cherished brother Stanley (Bob) Colantuono. Rita was an active volunteer and past President of The Valley Hospital Auxiliary. She spent many years as a real estate agent with Schlott Realty in Saddle River, NJ. She was an accomplished artist and a graduate of Emmanuel College. Rita’s true legacy lives on in the family and friends that relished her company and adored her kind and gentle nature. She is survived by her children, Roberta (George) McDonald, Gregory (Nancy) Gaudin, Albert (Lori) Gaudin, and son in law Joseph Bowen. She is also survived by eight grandchildren, five great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Due to recent travel and gathering restrictions we ask that you celebrate Rita's life in a personal and meaningful way until we can come together as family and friends. Donations can be made to Hope Hospice in Cape Coral, Florida in lieu of flowers.