SOUTHBURY — Rita M. Talarico, 83, died peacefully at Waterbury Hospital on April 26, 2014. Born in Middletown, Rita lived in Woodbury for most of her life. She was the wife of the late Joseph Talarico and daughter of Emily and Henry Lineweber. She leaves three children, Linda Geraci and husband, Richard, Jean Geraci and husband Salvatore, and Joseph Talarico and wife Holly. She leaves her beloved sister, Shirley Drummer and husband Ronald, and was predeceased by brothers Freddy and John Lineweber. Rita also leaves nine grandchildren and many great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.