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Ronald K. " Ronnie " Almeida

July 17, 1952 ~ October 31, 2019 (age 67)

Obituary

Ronald K. “ Ronnie “ Almeida, 67, of Friendship Street, Providence, formerly of Orms Street on Smith Hill, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of Patricia A. Rainey.

Born in Providence he was the son of the late John L. and Marion ( Dias ) Almeida.

Ronnie served his country honorably as a US Army Paratrooper. He worked as a Formen in the Parks and Recreation Department for the City of Providence for over 37 years retiring in 2011. He was an avid sports fan, loved to be around his family and friends and was by all accounts a natural born comedian.

In addition to his wife, he leaves his daughters, Devona Rainey of Providence, Sh-Ron Almeida of Providence, grandchildren Khouron Rainey, Egypt Cole, Seray Cole and Isaiah Brown all of Providence, his sisters, Claudette F. Jackson of Providence, Balbina A. Young and her husband Lonnie of Cranston and Brenda J. Almeida of Providence. He was the brother of the late Olympia Billue, Jacqueline M. Clements, Carolyn J. Sims, Janice S. Bryant, John L. Almeida Jr., Elaine M. Almeida, Leslee J. Clement, Gerald L. Almeida and James F. Almeida

Funeral will be held Wednesday November 6, 2019 at 8:45 am from the Russell J. Boyle and Son Funeral Home, 331 Smith Street, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:00 am in St. Patrick’s Church, 244 Smith Street, Providence followed by burial with full Military Honors in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence. Calling hours are Tuesday 5:00-8:00 pm.

 

 

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
November 5, 2019

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Funeral Home, Providence
331 Smith Street
Providencve, RI 02904

Funeral
Wednesday
November 6, 2019

8:45 AM
Funeral Home, Providence
331 Smith Street
Providencve, RI 02904

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
November 6, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Catholic Church (Providence, Smith Street)

Burial
Wednesday
November 6, 2019

11:30 AM
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
551 Wampanoag Trail
Riverside, RI 02915

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