May 24, 2022

Ronald B. Rickey


Seekonk – Ronald B. Rickey, 78, passed away on Saturday, May 15, 2021 in Providence. He was the beloved husband of Patricia (Queenan) Rickey for fifty-two years. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Marvin and Viola (Carpenter) Rickey.

A 1961 graduate of Tolman High School, Pawtucket, Ronald continued his education at the University of Rhode Island where he earned a Business degree. He was the proprietor of Lustre Aluminum in Pawtucket for forty years. Ronald enjoyed golfing, fishing, watching New England sports and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

Besides his devoted wife, he is survived by three children, Ronald Rickey and his wife, Tricia, of Rehoboth, Tricia Larkin and her husband, John, of Swansea and Dianne Smith and her husband, Sean, of Seekonk and thirteen grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Terry Rickey.

A private graveside Service was held at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Floral tributes and visitation were respectfully omitted. Memorial donations to Four Echoes, 380 Fall River Ave., Seekonk, MA 02771 would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements were entrusted with William W. Tripp Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket.  

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