West Columbia, SC- Rita Boyer Simms, age 78, has passed away at White Oak of Newberry on July 16, 2012. Rita was born on February 1st, 1934 to Herbert and Clara Langlois Boyer in Massena, New York. Rita grew up in Massena and later graduated from Albany business school where she met her future husband, Norman Simms. A graveside service will be held July 26th at Oakland Cemetery Sag Harbor, NY. Arraignments by Yardley-Pino.