October 19, 2018

James F. Tansey


James F. Tansey, 68, passed away unexpectedly at home on Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Robin A. (McGuy) Tansey for 32 years.

A lifelong resident of Rehoboth, he was a son of Flora M. (Rose) Tansey of Rehoboth and the late Francis G. Tansey.

Jim served in the United States Navy.

He was the proprietor of Tansey Construction until retiring, and enjoyed tractor pulls.

Besides his wife and mother, he leaves three sons: Ryan Tansey, Joshua Tansey and Adam Tansey, all of Rehoboth; two sisters, Susan Desrosiers of Somerset and Mary Jackson of Attleboro; a brother, Frank Tansey of New Hampshire; three grandchildren: Evan, Aubree and Emma, and many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Carol Horton and Priscilla Champagne.

Services with military honors will be held on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 10:30 a.m. at William W. Tripp Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Oak Knoll Cemetery, Rehoboth.

Visitation will be Tuesday, Nov. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to the Community VNA, 10 Emory St., Attleboro, MA 02703 would be appreciated.


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