July 12, 2024

Lynda D. (McCabe) Plante


Rehoboth – Lynda D. (McCabe) Plante, 78, passed away peacefully at her home with family by her side on Wednesday, May 8, 2024. She was the beloved wife of James E. Plante. Born in New Brunswick, Canada, she was a daughter of the late Maurice J. and Evelyn (Milley) McCabe.

Lynda graduated from Foxboro High School and went on to a career as a designer at Barlow Designs for over twenty-five years. She enjoyed gardening and was known by family and friends as “The Queen of Green”. Lynda also had a passion for all things equestrian and she loved horseback riding, caring for her antique home and entertaining her family and friends.

Besides her beloved husband, Lynda leaves two sons, Michael Rice in South Carolina and Peter Rice and his wife, Nicole, of North Attleboro; two stepchildren, Jason Plante in Rhode Island and Lori Welsh and her husband, Howard, of Warwick; seven grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Carol Woods and Bob McCabe.

A Celebration of Lynda’s Life will be held at the family homestead at a date to be determined.

Arrangements are entrusted to William W. Tripp Funeral Home, Pawtucket, RI www.TrippFuneralHome.com 

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