Herman Russell Rainey Sr., 76, of 125 Governor Street, Providence, died Sunday, June 21st, at Coventry Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation. He was the husband of Christine (Haynes) Rainey.
Born in Gastonia, NC, the son of the late George Rainey Jr. and Miriam (Wright) Rainey.
Herman had been employed as a machine operator for Federated Products until retirement. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Besides his wife, he is survived by sons, Herman Rainey of Pawtucket, John Rainey of Fall River, MA, and Charles Rainey of Swansea, MA, daughters, Miriam Lewis and Patricia Rainey, both of Providence, sister, Johnnie Mae Rainey of Queens, NY, daughter -in-law, Brenda Rainey of Orlando, FL, 13 grandchildren and 7 great, grandchildren. He was the father of the late Sheila Rainey and the brother of the late George Rainey, Charles Rainey and Gladys Rainey.
Funeral 9am Saturday, June 27th, in Bright Funeral Home, 290 Public Street, Providence. Burial, with military honors, will be in Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Calling Hours 7-9pm Friday; also in funeral home.
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