Mrs. Jeannette (Cournoyer) Rioux passed away peacefully after a short illness on Thursday, May 5, 2022. She was the loving wife to the late Donald Rioux. Born 89 years ago in Taunton to the late Adrian (Courchesne) and Albert Cournoyer. Jeannette was raised and educated in Taunton, and she worked as a Front-End Supervisor for K-Mart for many years. A graduate of Taunton High School and she was a long-time communicant of the former St. Jacques and now St. Jude the Apostle Parish in Taunton.
Jeannette enjoyed puzzles, reading, and crafts. She was also a dedicated Red Sox Fan. In her spare time, Jeannette loved gardening. She certainly enjoyed going on cruises and cherished the time she spent with her family.
She is survived by her children; David Rioux and wife Cassandra of Cohasset, Dennis Rioux and wife Deborah of Taunton, Raymond Rioux and significant other Marguerite Caso of Sagamore Beach, Linda Rioux of Taunton and Daniel Rioux of Swansea. She also leaves six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents and late husband, Jeannette was predeceased by her son, Michael Rioux and brother Albert Cournoyer.
Visitation will be held on Tuesday, May10th 2022 from 9:00a.m - 10:30a.m at the Riendeau Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay Street, Taunton, MA 02780. A Funeral Mass will follow at 11:00a.m at St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 249 Whittenton St, Taunton, MA 02780. Interment will take place at St. Joseph Cemetery, 475 E Britannia St, Taunton, MA 02780. For directions or to leave Jeannette's family an online condolence please visit www.r-mfh.com
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