formerly of Cheryl Dr., Johnston, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 5, 2021 at Morgan Health Center in Johnston. She was the beloved wife of the late John Rini. Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elisa (Pastore) Rainone.
Raffaela was a bookkeeper in the legal profession for many years before retiring.
She was the devoted mother of Amelia P. Watkins of Cranston and John Rini, Jr. and his wife Sandra of Johnston; cherished grandmother of Tiffany Hutchinson and her husband Adam of Linneus, ME and Renee Palermo of Johnston; loving great-grandmother of Elliana, Zachary and Katelyn; and dear sister of Michael A. Rainone of Cranston.
Her Mass of Christian Burial to which relatives and friends are invited will be held on Monday, July 12th at 10 a.m. in St. Bartholomew’s Church, 305, Laurel Hill Ave., Providence, followed by burial at St. Ann Cemetery, Cranston. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: St. Jude Memorial Giving, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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