DUBEAU, ANTOINETTE “TONI” (RENFRO) Our precious mother, passed peacefully on Wednesday, July 21st, 2021 at the age of 83. Toni was the wife of Donald N. Dubeau (deceased) whom she cherished tremendously over the forty+ years of their devoted marriage. She is survived by her seven loving children, whom all represented her life’s work; Denice Sousa (Gerald) of Hope, Rhode Island, Debra Covill (Thomas)of West Greenwich, Rhode Island, Dorothy Dubeau of West Warwick, Rhode Island, Donald N. Dubeau Jr. of Coventry, Rhode Island, Daniel Dubeau (Monica) of Cohasset, Massachusetts, Diane Luongo (Peter) of Clark, New Jersey, and David Dubeau of Warwick, Rhode Island. Besides her children, Toni is also survived by a brother, Guy Renfro of Gilbert, Arizona, sister, Donna Carpenter of Wickford, Rhode Island, 18 grandchildren, and numerous great grandchildren.
Toni was a 1956 graduate of Saint Francis Xavier’s Academy in Providence and went on to attend Johnson & Wales Business School where she met the love of her life. Toni and Donald soon married and started their family in the Pawtuxet Valley, first in West Warwick, and then in Coventry where they remained for the last 50 years. Toni will always be remembered for being the life of any party, her infectious laugh, phenomenal cooking, and her vibrant personality, all of which will be missed.
Visiting hours will be held at the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (Rte.3) Coventry on Monday, July 26th, 2021 from 9:00 am to 10:30 am. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Saints John & Paul Church in Coventry at 11:00 am, with interment at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery at 301 South County Trail, Exeter, Rhode Island at 1:00 pm. A Memorial Reception following interment will be at the Club Frontenac, 1143 Main St., West Warwick. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Hope Health Hospice, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated. iannottifh.com
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