Constance L. Mellodge

Date of Passing:

April 27, 2022

Mellodge, Constance L. (Raider), 84, of Barrington, RI, died peacefully at home on April 27, 2022. She was the wife of James Mellodge for 56 years. Born in Trenton, New Jersey, she was the daughter of the late Howard and Sophie Raider. She was predeceased by her brother Raymond Raider, and sister Louise Beczo.

In addition to her husband James, she is survived by her three children, James Mellodge Jr (Tinamarie), Barbara Brusini (Stephen), and Patricia Romagnano (Joseph), as well as her beloved granddaughters, Sarah and Sophie Brusini.

Constance was raised in New Jersey, and worked at Heinemann Electric Company as a secretary, before raising her family as a dedicated homemaker. She was a member of St. Luke’s parish in Barrington. In her spare time, she was an avid bicyclist, and enjoyed polka dancing and doing crossword puzzles.

Her Funeral will be held on Tuesday May 3, 2022 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 10 am. Burial will follow in Prince’s Hill Cemetery, County Road, Barrington. Calling hours are Monday 4-7 p.m.

Online Condolences


  1. Dear Barbara and family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. May you find much comfort with your happy memories.

    We are sending much love in this difficult time.

  2. My heartfelt condolences Barbara &family. I shall always remember Constance warm smile. She raised a beautiful family. She shall be missed greatly by all.

  3. Dear Barbara and family:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your mom. I will always remember her kindness and caring and the many conversations I have had with her throughout the years. She was a bright light for sure. Loved her smile and laugh!

  4. Condolences to the entire Mellodge family. I know how special she was to you all. Very sorry for your loss.

  5. To; Barbara and Jimmy and Patricia,

    We wish to express our deepest sympathy upon the death of your mother
    Connie. May your memories of you mother be a good and wonderful source of
    comfort to your family.

    We send our Love
    and sympathy

  6. Everyone that met my mother-in-law just loved her. Connie had a special gift that touched everyone’s heart.
    Connie and I would laugh and trade secrets.
    My daughter says that she is trying out her wings and flying from cloud to cloud. Her daughter Barbara says, she is probably polka dancing!
    Connie i miss you and love you!

  7. Dear Barbara and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. We were happy to have the opportunity to meet your mother/grandmother several times over the years at the kids performances. What a sweet woman she was. Wishing you will take comfort in your happy memories of her.
    Love, The Saint Family

  8. Dear Barbara, Jimmy and Patricia

    Sorry about your mom, I know she will be missed. Stay strong and love one another. God be with you.

  9. My heartfelt sympathy to Connie’s family. She was a lovely woman and a caring mother and grandmother. I can still see her dancing the polka at a church festival holding Sarah’s hand. My prayers are with all of you for faith and strength.

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