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Obituary: Jeffrey Michael Booth, 53, formerly of Portsmouth

Obituary: Jeffrey Michael Booth, 53, formerly of Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Jeffrey Michael Booth, 53, formerly of Portsmouth, RI, died Friday, October 6, 2017 at home in Fall River, MA. Jeff was born September 12, 1964 in Fall River, MA and was the son of Barbara A. Alves and Burton L. Booth.

He is survived by his daughter, Josalyn M. Booth of Saunderstown, RI, son, Jeffrey R. Booth & wife Theresa, of South Kingstown, RI and his loving fiancée, Carolina Swiader. He is also survived by his siblings: David Booth, Amy Buchanan, Mark Alves, Linda Gifford, Grace Alves, and Heather Mastriano, and many nieces and nephews and his two cherished grandchildren: Jakob Silva and Jaylynn Sousa. 

Jeff was a graduate of Portsmouth High School. He was an auto mechanic for most of his adult life, working for Newport Auto Center before starting his own company the Repair Booth, in Portsmouth. He then ventured on to Viti Mercedes and Westwood Mercedes before again returning to self-employment, serving the local community. His favorite car was his 1970 Chevelle. Jeff loved racing, camping, hiking, going to yard sales and playing golf. 

Taking place at Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth, RI, calling hours will be Monday, October 9 from 5-8pm and funeral will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at 10am.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Jeff’s name to the American Diabetes Foundation 10 Spleen Street 2nd floor Framingham, MA 01701 

Burial will be at Trinity Cemetery, 367 East Main Road in Portsmouth, RI.

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