Edward O. Thatcher
BURRILLVILLE- Edward O. Thatcher, 80, resident of Harrisville RI., passed away Feb. 2, 2011 at the Landmark Medical Center in Woonsocket.
He was the loving husband of his beloved wife of forty years, Grace (Martin) Thatcher.
He was born in Northbridge MA, a son of the late Ralph & Martha (Brierly) Thatcher.
Ed worked for the TuRex Co., as a set up man for over thirty years. He lived most of his life in Burrillville. He was a Korean Air Force Veteran.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his loving children, sons, William Aulerich of Pomfret CT., Scott Thatcher of East Killingly CT., Mark Thatcher of Brooklyn CT., and Jeffrey Thatcher of Dayville CT., daughters, Deborah Murphy of Mohegan RI., and Wendy Aulerich of Harrisville RI., twelve grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
He was the father of the late David "Davey O" Aulerich, and the brother of the late George, Elwin, Chester, Malcolm, and Clyde Thatcher, Ethel Young, and Bernice Hopkins.
His funeral will be held Monday at 9am from the Brown Funeral Home 1496 Victory Hwy. Oakland RI, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Patrick's Church in Harrisville, RI. Burial will follow in St. Patrick's Cemetery in Pascoag, RI. Calling hours will be held Sunday from 3-5pm and 7-9pm at the Brown Funeral Home 1496 Victory Hwy. Oakland RI.