Rita Marie Benenati (Linderman), 65, of Valatie, NY, passed away on August 4, 2022 at her residence after a lengthy struggle with cancer. Rita was born in Pottstown, PA to Donald and Elsie Linderman. She attended school at Shenendehowa High and graduated in 1975. She worked/owned a landscape business along with her husband for many years. She enjoyed many activities such as photography, riding motorcycles and attending concerts. Rita is survived by her husband CJ Benenati of Valatie, NY, her daughter Nicole Brennan, a brother Richard Linderman and sister in law Ginny, sister Cheryl Linderman, brother Robert Linderman, sister Donna Male, sister Marylou Saxon and brother in law Robert, her mother in law Reneta Benenati and sisters and brothers in law Jenay and David Evans and Ranee and Stfan Csgay and many nieces and nephews. A Celebration of Life will be held Sunday August 14, 2022 at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Valatie NY from 4-6pm. Memorial donations can be made to AnimalKind, 721 Warren St.. Hudson, NY 12534. There will be a social gathering afterward at a local location in Rita's memory.