Nancy Walters (Rita's mother, in white shirt on left) and Todd Mollock (Rita's husband, red and black shirt.)
2010, New Orleans, LA
A celebration of Rita Patrick's life.
"Rita Lynne Patrick, age 45 of New Orleans, Louisiana and formerly of Dayton, Ohio, passed away on Friday, April 23rd, 2010. She lived life to the fullest and spent much of hers as a club promoter booking musicians and artists, thus encouraging many individuals to follow their own creative paths in life. Rita was a loving friend and did her best to always help people along their journey. She was preceded in death by her father Harold L. Patrick, and close friends Jimmy May and Johnny O'Connor. Survived by the love of her life Todd Mollock, son Darrick Patrick, mother Nancy Walters, brothers James Patrick and Harold Patrick Jr., sister Lisa Patrick-Wright, grandmother Lora L. Morris, special nephew Cody Patrick, godchild Joliet Morrill, and a host of other relatives and friends. The Second Line (brass band parade) began at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 30th, 2010 starting at The Abbey at 1123 Decatur Street with the Treme Brass Band leading into the Memorial Service which was held at Melvin's Bar at 2112 St. Claude Ave. Musicians at the ceremony who performed for Rita were Coco Robicheaux, Guitar Lightnin' Lee, MC Trachiotomy, The Unnaturals, and The Pallbearers among others."