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Date of Birth: August 21, 1927

Date of Death: January 22, 2020

Dorothy E. (Racewicz) Bailey, 92 of Sun City, Arizona, formerly of North Providence, Rhode Island, passed away peacefully at home on Wednesday, January 22, 2020 with her four daughters by her side. Born & raised in Providence, RI., she was the daughter of the late William & Sophie (Rogowski) Racewicz; & the loving wife of the late Joseph F. Bailey for over 62 years. She is survived by her daughters Karen Bellucci of Smithfied, RI; Linda Guzman , with whom she resided in Sun City, Arizona; Nancy Bailey of Pawtucket, RI; and Jeanne DiOrio of Coventry, RI. She was the beloved Grammy to Brian, Gregg & Jeff Bellucci; Michael & Matthew Hopp; Jennifer Thompson & Kelly Lyons; Ashley Paiva & Kyle Breedon; & the loving Great-Grammy to Andrew, Nathaniel & Skyler Bellucci; Olivia, Mason & Lincoln Hopp; Hunter & Autumn Hutchins; Jase Lyons; Adam & Connor Bellucci. She was also the sister of the late Irene Hoey; the late William Racewicz Jr.; and the late Sister Virginia Mary of Jesus, OP.

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A Celebration of Dorothy's life was held for family & friends in Arizona; & a gathering will also be held in Rhode Island at a later date.


If you wish to honor Dorothy's memory, donations to the American Heart Association would be greatly appreciated.