Todd A. Harraka

Todd A. Harraka, 50, of Rumford passed away on Monday, March 29, 2021, at Rhode Island Hospital.  Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of Anthony and Nancy (Dixon) Harraka of Rumford.  Todd worked as a consultant in the Information Technology field. Most recently Todd was pursuing his passion of buying, refinishing, and reselling vintage furniture. Besides his parents Todd leaves one brother, Anthony Harraka, Jr. and his wife Linda, two sisters, Beth H. Runci and her husband Christopher, Jill H. Sylvester and her husband Peter, and five nieces and nephews: Rachel, Alexander, Harrison, Troy and Noah. Todd also leaves his beloved dog Milton.

Calling hours will be held on Monday, April 5, 2021, 4:00-7:00 PM at PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday, April 6, 2021, 10:00 AM at St. Margaret Church, 1098 Pawtucket Avenue,  Rumford. Burial will be private. Memorial donations can be made in Todd’s name to Tufts Medical Center Kidney Transplant Fund or St. Margaret Church.

 

Tufts Medical Center Kidney Transplant Fund donations

Visit giving.tuftsmedicalcenter.org/give and make an online donation

Call 617-636-7656 to make a credit card donation via telephone

Mail a check donation to:

Tufts Medical Center Development Office

800 Washington Street, #231

Boston, MA 02111

 

Saint Margaret Church

1098 Pawtucket Avenue

Rumford, RI 02916

401-438-3230

www.stmargaretchurch.org

 

 


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Jennifer Lee from Los Angeles wrote on April 13, 2021 at 10:23 pm
To Todd's entire family, so truly sorry. Feel so lucky to have had Todd in my life. I remember so vividly, being just twelve years old, and talking on the phone with him for hours about politics, philosophy, and life. In seventh grade we went to a movie, and he was the first boy who ever held my hand. Reconnecting with him as an adult was so wonderful. He had a profound impact on my life and I am forever grateful to him. Sending sincerest sympathies.
Trish Anderson from Hershey, PA wrote on April 13, 2021 at 10:54 am
I am heartbroken to hear of Todd's passing. We worked together on some projects several years ago. One business trip I brought my mom. We met for dinner and she just fell in love with him. Wishing you peace and healing.
Alicia from Johnston wrote on April 7, 2021 at 10:13 pm
Mr. and Mrs. Harraka, I am so sorry to learn of your sons passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Alicia Abrahamson Former employee Town of Johnston
Eleanor Kinch from Pawtucket wrote on April 6, 2021 at 12:07 pm
To our dear friends Nancy and Tony Our deepest and heartfelt sympathy on the passing of your beautiful son Todd. We were honored to serve as his Godparents. Our love to all of you. Eleanor and Henry
Joseph Charves from Fall River wrote on April 5, 2021 at 11:33 am
Harraka family, words cannot express not only the loss we are all feeling right now and for some time to come but also the incredible joy of friendship Todd brought into our lives. Thank you for teaching Todd all those amazing qualities and sharing Todd with all of us. He will never be forgotten, and his memory will live on.
Julie Thomas from AUBURN wrote on April 5, 2021 at 12:11 am
I was so sad to hear of Todd's passing. I am friends with Janelle and have many memories with Todd and janelle. Todd always made me laugh. Sending love to you.
Joe Zito from Pawtucket Ri wrote on April 4, 2021 at 7:40 pm
Tony & Nancy, Barbara & I were so sorry to learn of your son's passing ! Our condolences to you & your entire family!
Coco Alexander from Providence wrote on April 4, 2021 at 2:21 pm
Todd was my best friend and family for 12 years. My kids and I loved him so much. I am so sorry for his family’s loss we are all heart broken and will miss him every day.
Colleen Holland Thompson from Warwick wrote on April 4, 2021 at 11:30 am
Mr and Mrs Harraka, TJ, Beth and Jill, My family and I send our deepest condolences to you for the tragic loss of your handsome son and brother. Growing up in your neighborhood, I had the pleasure of spending time at your house and always enjoyed Todd's gregarious personality and smile. He loved to talk to people and find out about their lives. I know my dad has enjoyed conversations recently with Todd in the neighborhood and that my Aunt Maryann also loved him. A bright light has gone out way too early. My heart is breaking for all of you. May God get you through this very difficult time.
Elaine Fusco Simeone from Johnston wrote on April 4, 2021 at 7:39 am
Tony and Nancy, I’m am so sorry to have read of yours sons passing. May u and your family find strength during this time. Please except my deepest condolences.
Jim and Judy Phillips from RUMFORD wrote on April 3, 2021 at 8:51 pm
So sorry for your loss! May his memory be a blessing. Hugs and prayers for your whole family.
Joann and Mark Weiner from Barrington wrote on April 3, 2021 at 4:31 pm
My husband Mark and I first met Todd at the L'artisan Cafe and Bakery. We got to know each other sipping coffee and enjoying the beautiful weather. We are so sad to learn of his passing. Rest In Peace Todd. Mark and Joann Weiner
Phyllis & Richard Marks from Wilmington, N.C. wrote on April 3, 2021 at 12:24 pm
Dear Harraka Family, It is with great sadness, that we offer our sincere condolences for your tragic loss. Todd was a kind, sweet, intelligent, man. We were able to share many visit with he and our son Adam, both in Rhode Island, and California . Everyone adored him. With warmest regards, Phyllis & Richard Marks
Rosemary Costigan from Pawtucket wrote on April 2, 2021 at 11:25 pm
Dear Tony and Nancy, we are so very sorry to learn of Todd’s passing. Henry and Eleanor introduced Paul and I to Todd a couple of years ago while out for dinner. We enjoyed meeting him and were very impressed with his engaging personality and intelligence. Sending love and prayers for strength. Love Rosemary and Paul Costigan
Dale Carrier from Gray, Maine wrote on April 2, 2021 at 11:17 pm
Deepest sympathies to the family.
JoEllen Ferreira from Rumford wrote on April 1, 2021 at 6:42 pm
What can I say, Todd always had a smile on his face and gave the best hugs. We grew up together as our moms were sisters. Always gregarious, ready for camping, sailing, fishing and riding his beloved motorcycle. His intellect, kindness and passion for life was evident the minute you met him. A bright light has gone out too soon and he will be missed. My heart breaks for Tony, Nancy, TJ, Beth and Jill, I love you all!
Esther Charves from Fall River, MA wrote on March 31, 2021 at 7:38 pm
Words cannot express the sorrow in my heart for the loss of your beloved son Todd. He was an amazing human being, his kindness, love of family and gentle Spirit was a true testament of the beautiful son you raised. He was loved by me as another son and a brother and best friend to my son Joseph and my daughters Nicole and Jennifer. Sending your family prayers for strength as you find your way through each day. He will be greatly missed.
Kathleen and Ray Giblin from West Palm Beach wrote on March 31, 2021 at 5:42 pm
Mr & Mrs Harraka and entire family Todd was the most amazing man and enriched the lives of anyone that met him.. we had the pleasure of having him with us here in Florida a couple of years back and felt he was part of the family. We are so devastated and sorry for your loss, words cannot convey the heartache and sadness. God bless. You’re all in our hearts and prayers.