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Rita Doris Barney

August 19, 1929 ~ August 14, 2017 (age 87)
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Rita D. Barney of Pawtucket passed into eternal life on Monday, August 14, 2017, five days before her 88th birthday.

She was the wife of the late Lawrence J. Barney.

Mrs. Barney was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Eugene Lemieux and Alida (Morin) Lemieux. She was a homemaker.

Rita is survived by her children; Lawrence R. Barney, Robert R. Barney, David A. Barney, Rita J. VanBever, Joanne Desjardin, Diane Davidow and her caregiver of over twenty five years, Donna A. Barney. She is also survived by her brother Joseph R. Lemieux and her sister Theresa C. Lacroix, ten grandchildren, ten great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Mrs. Barney was the mother of the late Raymond A. Barney and the sister of the late Jeannette F. Barry.

The funeral for Rita will be Friday, August 18th at 9:00 am from the Manning-Heffern Funeral Home, 68 Broadway, Pawtucket. There will be a Mass of Christian Burial in Our Lady of Consolation Church, Sabin Street Pawtucket at 10:00 am. Her burial will be in Mt. St. Mary’s Cemetery. The calling hours will be Thursday from 5-7 pm in the funeral home. For online condolences please visit

 Service Information

Funeral Mass
August 18, 2017

10:00 AM
Our Lady of Conselation Church
Sabin Street
Pawtucket, RI 02860

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