Henry W. Rioux, 72, of Rochester, formerly of Fairhaven, passed away Friday, June 11, 2021 after a long and courageous battle with kidney disease.
Born and raised in Fairhaven, he was the son of the late Richard J. and Lena (Braman) Rioux.
Henry served his country in the U.S. Navy, patrolling the waters and inlets of Vietnam.
He was employed by the Acushnet Company for many years.
Henry is survived by two beloved daughters, Kerri and Stacy Rioux, both of Mattapoisett; and his loving companion of 27 years, Linda Smith of Rochester.
His graveside service will be held on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at 1 pm at Center Cemetery, 30 Dexter Lane, Rochester. In lieu of flowers, donations in Henry’s memory may be made to the Rochester Land Trust, to help save Doggett Brook Farm, P.O. Box 337, Rochester, MA 02770. For online guestbook, visit www.saundersdwyer.com.