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Roland G. Doucette | July 14, 2017 | Obituary

Roland G. Doucette
July 14, 2017 | Obituary

Roland G. Doucette, 97, passed away on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at the Evergreen House and Health Center in East Providence. He was the husband of the late Exilda M. Doucette.

Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Almanzar and Matilda (Desrosiers) Doucette.

Mr. Doucette was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII and participated on D-Day in Normandy and was also part of General Patton’s Tank Corps during the Battle of the Bulge. He earned the WWII Victory Medal and four Bronze Stars during the war.

He was a member of the National American Legion, the Le-Foyer club, was an assistant Scout Master for troop 28 Boy Scouts and was a member of the Y.M.C.A. Central Falls community center.

He is survived by one loving daughter, Doris Goyette and her husband Robert of Pawtucket; two beloved sons, Roland and his wife Suzanne of Cumberland, and Richard of Pawtucket; eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rita Jette of Largo, Florida as well as by many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Flora Doucette, Theresa Polack and Patrick Doucette.

His funeral with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 from the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son 1042 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket at 10:30 a.m. with A Mass of Christian Burial in St Cecilia’s Church Central Avenue, Pawtucket at 11:00 a.m.. Calling hours in the Funeral Home prior to the mass will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Please omit flowers.

 

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Roland G. Doucette, 97, passed away on Friday, July 14th, 2017 at the Evergreen House and Health Center in East Providence. He was the husband of the late Exilda M. Doucette.

Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Almanzar and Matilda (Desrosiers) Doucette.

Mr. Doucette was a U.S. Army Veteran serving in WWII and participated on D-Day in Normandy and was also part of General Patton’s Tank Corps during the Battle of the Bulge. He earned the WWII Victory Medal and four Bronze Stars during the war.

He was a member of the National American Legion, the Le-Foyer club, was an assistant Scout Master for troop 28 Boy Scouts and was a member of the Y.M.C.A. Central Falls community center.

He is survived by one loving daughter, Doris Goyette and her husband Robert of Pawtucket; two beloved sons, Roland and his wife Suzanne of Cumberland, and Richard of Pawtucket; eight grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rita Jette of Largo, Florida as well as by many nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Flora Doucette, Theresa Polack and Patrick Doucette.

His funeral with Military Honors will be held on Tuesday, July 18th, 2017 from the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son 1042 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket at 10:30 a.m. with A Mass of Christian Burial in St Cecilia’s Church Central Avenue, Pawtucket at 11:00 a.m.. Calling hours in the Funeral Home prior to the mass will be from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Please omit flowers.

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