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Jean DiBona

July 20, 1943 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 77)


Jean M. DiBona (Fournier) 77, of North Providence, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 29, 2021 at home. She was the beloved wife of the late Peter DiBona and loving mother of the late Robert Kelley.

Jean was born in Leominster, MA., on July 20, 1943. She served in the US Army Corp. and was employed at various retail stores as an Undercover Loss Prevention Specialist and retired from the Christmas Tree Shops in customer service.

Jean loved spending time with her family and Labrador retriever, Buddy. She was an avid New England Patriots fan, enjoyed making pinecone wreaths and baskets and spending time in Galilee, fishing and clamming.

She is survived by her devoted sister, Patricia Farinelli and her husband Gerald of Attleboro; dear grandsons, Adam Moon and his fiancé Alo Torres-Navarro of North Providence and Victor Moon of North Providence and a daughter in-law, Tracy Kelley. She is also survived by her cherished nieces, Kricket Proulx and her husband James of Attleboro, Valerie Coogan and her husband Timothy of Attleboro and Lisa Smith and her husband Dana of Spring Hill, FL., and nephew, Michael Farinelli and his wife Lynn of Pawtucket and many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Save A Lab, 165 Ellery Avenue, Middletown, RI  02842 or online at savealabrescue.org.



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