Rita F. (Boie) Garrant
FALL RIVER - Rita F. (Boie) Garrant, age 89, Fall River, Massachusetts, passed away peacefully at home with her family on Wednesday, June 8, 2022.
She was the widow of the late Henry Garrant.
Rita was born in Central Falls, RI, moving with her family at a young age to Fall River, where she lived the remainder of her life. Rita was a daughter of the late Romeo and Juliet (Bastille) Boie.
Rita was an avid bowler for decades and was involved in multiple leagues and tournaments with her late husband, mostly at Holiday Lanes in Westport. She also enjoyed traveling, bus rides to the mall, watching classic movies, British mysteries, home shopping channels, and supported multiple charities.
Survivors include seven children; Patricia Shields of Fall River, MA, David Garrant, wife Pam of Pelham, NH, Diane Von Reyn of Denver, CO, Brian Garrant, wife Nicole of Fall River, MA, Debra Cucinella, husband Paul of Cherry Log, GA, Martin Garrant, wife Kelly of Fall River, MA and Dan Garrant of Fall River, MA, three sisters; Pauline Moquin of SC, the late Dorothy McCarthy and Helen Brunnelie, 16 grandchildren and 16 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to send its heartfelt gratitude to the staff of Hospice, Bristol Elders and personal care attendants that provided such kind and professional care throughout her last months.
As per Rita’s request, no funeral or memorial service will be held.