Rodney A. Rancourt

February 25, 2019


Rodney A. Rancourt, 77, of Fall River passed away Monday February 25, 2019 at Charlton Memorial Hospital. He was the loving husband of forty eight years to Constance (Macleod) Rancourt. Rodney was born in Waterville, Maine, and he was the son of Marcel and Elizabeth (Stanwood) Rancourt. Mr. Rancourt served honorably in the United States Navy as Senior Chief Musician and Drum Major of the Navy Band. Rodney had the privilege of leading the U.S. Navy Band for several presidential inaugurations. Rodney was a devoted and caring husband, father, grandfather, and countryman.

Survivors include his wife, two daughters, Amy Rancourt of Fall River and Melissa Rancourt and her husband Jeffrey Krbec of Brussels, Belgium; a son, Adam Rancourt of Fall River; two grandchildren, Conor and Chaya; a sister, Mary Rancourt, two brothers, David Rancourt and Robert Rancourt of Waterville, ME; and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Rancourt's family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday March 7, 2019 from 10-11am followed by a Memorial Mass at 11am in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover Street, Fall River. Burial will be private at the request of the family.

Memorial donations in Mr. Rancourt's name can be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, P.O. Box 849168, Boston, MA, 02284-9168 or online at

All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River.

Calling Hours

MAR 7. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)

Holy Name Church
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA

Memorial Mass

MAR 7. 11:00 AM (EST)

Holy Name Church
709 Hanover Street
Fall River, MA

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