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Armand L. “Tiboy” Gariepy Sr.

March 28, 1932 ~ January 16, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Uxbridge- Armand L. “Tiboy” Gariepy Sr., 90, of West St., passed away on Mon., Jan. 16, 2023 at Milford Hospital after a period of declining health. 

          He is survived by his loving wife Carolyn S. (Kaminsky) Gariepy; 3 children, Armand L. Gariepy Jr. and his partner Sharon of Uxbridge, Alice Forcier and her partner Paul of Burrillville,RI, and Katherine Tappero and her husband Robert of Warren, RI ; 6 grandchildren; 10 great- grandchildren; his daughter-in-law Lisa; 7 siblings, Lillian Keyser, Lorraine Fountain, Eugene Gariepy, Lucille Gariepy, Gloria Caron, Vivian Cavanaugh, and Lionel Gariepy Jr.; and many nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Conrad Gariepy and Theresa Carrier. 

     Born in Woonsocket, RI on March 28, 1932 he was the son of Lionel and Herminie (Gravel) Gariepy. He proudly served in the U.S Navy during the Korean conflict aboard the Aircraft Carrier USS Intrepid. A hard worker, Armand was employed as a textile dyer for Stanley Woolen Mill for 40 years. He then worked several years helping with his son’s textile business. He was educated at the Precoius Blood School and Woonsocket public school system and was a member of VFW Post 1385 and the Charles A. Rice American Legion. 

     Tiboy embraced a healthy lifestyle. He boxed in the Navy, once sparring with Sugar Ray Leonard. He loved lifting weights and was even an instructor at the YMCA in Woonsocket. A self-taught mason he loved projects and building stone walls on his property. He had a nice sense of humor, loved his family and community and was known for helping others. He was a religious man and belonged to St. Mary’s Church.

     His funeral will be held on Friday, January 20th  at 10 AM in St. Mary’s Church, 77 Mendon St., Uxbridge. Burial will follow in St. Jean-Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham. Calling hours at Tancrell Jackman Funeral Home, 35 Snowling Rd. are Thurs. Jan 19 from 5 to 7 pm. In Lieu of flowers donations in Armand’s memory may be made to the USS Intrepid Assoc., 1 Intrepid Sq., Ny, NY 10036. To leave a condolence message for his family please visit: www.Jackmanfuneralhomes.com

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
January 19, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tancrell-Jackman Funeral Home
35 Snowling Rd.
Uxbridge, MA 01569

Funeral Mass
Friday
January 20, 2023

10:00 AM
St. Mary's Church
77 Mendon St.
Uxbridge, MA 01569

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