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Rita Haggerty

Visitation Visiting hours will be at the Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9pm
Funeral Funeral Mass will be held at St. Catharine's Church, 125 Second Avenue, Pelham, NY on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 at 10am
Interment Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Valhalla, NY
Born June 20, 1948
Died February 4, 2014
HAGGERTY--Rita, PhD,
Dr. Rita Haggerty, 65, a beloved neuropsychologist and teacher, died suddenly on February 4, 2014 after a brief illness. A graduate of Fordham University in 1970 with a B.S. in Psychology, she received her PhD. in Psychology in 1976 from Stony Brook University. She had a lifetime career at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center as Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology, training generations of pediatric neuropsychologists. Dr. Haggerty also had a private practice working mainly with children. The family will receive visitors on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 2pm-4pm and 7pm-9pm at Pelham Funeral Home, 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham, NY. Mass and burial will be held on February 12, 2014 at 10am, St. Catherine's Church, 25 Second Avenue, Pelham, NY. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to JDRF or The National MS Society.

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Today is February 16, 2021 and I have just become aware of Dr. Haggerty's passing. I convey my belated condolences to her family. Decades ago (January 1997) Dr, Haggerty conducted testing to help better define our 12 year old daughter's difficulties paying attention, which contributed to her anxiety, and a possible attention deficit disorder. The report was extraordinarily helpful for our family and her teachers at school. We keep this report in our records and find it helpful still.

Carol Zaglio Feb 16 2022 2:44 PM