John A. Rainey


John A. Rainey, 48, died April 7, 2012. He was the husband of Joyce R. Golden.

He was the son of Mary E. (McMahon) Wheeler and stepson of Norman M. Wheeler of Warwick. John was a lifelong resident of Warwick and had been a heavy equipment operator in the construction industry. He was a member of the Operating Engineers Local 57.

Besides his wife and mother he is survived by a son, Alex Rainey of Warwick; two stepdaughters, Lyssia A. D’Agostino of New Orleans, La. and Maycie S. D’Agostino of Cranston; a brother, Neal W. Rainey of Attleboro, Mass.; and a stepsister, Loretta Wilner of Mansfield. He also leaves his beloved grandchildren, Christopher P. Rodrigues, Jenna M. Strom and Madden J. Knower.

His funeral will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are with Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home of Warwick. For information and condolences visit