CUMBERLAND- Camille Dusseault, 83, of Cumberland, lovingly known to all as "Duke", passed away surrounded by his family Saturday, March 29, 2014, at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the husband of Florence (Comtois) Dusseault, who he adored. They celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary last September.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Onesime and Delia (Tessier) Dusseault. Mr. Dusseault lived most of his life in the Cumberland area. He was communicant of St. Joan of Arc Church of Cumberland Hill. He loved Father Bourdon's sermons because they were brief.
He worked at Bonin Spinning for 24 years as a card tender and later with Engelhard Industries, where he retired after working there 20 years. In his earlier years, he enjoyed softball, family outings, working on his cars and tending to the yard. He was a voracious reader and his favorite author was Louis L'Amour. Later in life, he enjoyed playing Parcheesi with his sisters and wife, walking his late dog, Ginger, taking short trips with his wife, and watching Westerns. He especially enjoyed time with his family. He was an avid, lifelong Red Sox fan.
Mr. Dusseault is a Marine Corps veteran and went through boot camp at Parris Island.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his daughter, Susan Nolin, and her husband, Paul; his daughter, Linda Valentine, and her husband, Bob; his son, David; and his grandchildren, Lori (Nolin) Clemence, and her husband, Scott; Michael Nolin (godchild); Brian and Lisa Mikula; and Erin, Alyse and Ariana Dusseault; his two loving sisters, Pauline and Lucille Dusseault; and his brother-in-law Raymond Comtois. He was the brother of the late Maurice and Raymond Dusseault. He also leaves godchildren Diane Picard, Jeanne McMorrow, and Maurice Comtois Jr., and several nieces and nephews he loved dearly.
His funeral will be held at 9 a.m., Thursday, April 3, 2014, from the S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, 1583 Diamond Hill Rd., Woonsocket, R.I., with a mass of Christian burial at 10 a.m., in St. Joan of Arc Church, 3357 Mendon Rd., Cumberland, R.I. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland, R.I. Relatives and friends are invited; calling hours are from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 2.