Army Major Timothy J. Rachiele
Fallen: July 9, 2015
Army Major Timothy J. Rachiele of Uxbridge, MA and formerly of Chepachet, RI, became a RFTF RI hero on July 9, 2015 from cancer associated with exposure to chemical agents in Afghanistan.
Timothy was the beloved husband to his wife and loving and devoted father of his son. Originally born in Providence, Tim was a decorated combat-war veteran of the U.S. Army and recipient of the Bronze Star Medal, who proudly served his country for 26 years in many different capacities from logistics to the front lines. Whether at home or overseas during his two tours in Afghanistan/OEF, he never wavered in his beliefs or in his loyalty to the United States of America.
Besides his wife and son, Tim is survived by his dear brother Michael J. Rachiele and his wife Marita of Scituate and loving uncle of Joseph, Michaela, Kaitlyn, Elizabeth and Nathan.