Normand R. Malo
WOONSOCKET- Normand R. Malo 90, died Monday at home surrounded by his family. He was the husband of the late Murielle (Crepeau) Malo. They observed their 60th wedding anniversary on July 30, 2009.
A lifelong city resident, he was the son of the late Eugene and Hermina (Dalpe) Malo. Normand graduated from Mt. St. Charles Academy in 1938 where he played on the baseball team. He was an Army Veteran of World War II with the 83rd Infantry Division in the European Theatre, serving as a Platoon Tech Sergeant, twice wounded in combat and awarded a purple Heart with Cluster and a Bronze Star with Cluster.
Normand was a stock room foreman for forty two years for the former Taft-Pierce Mfg. Co. of Woonsocket, retiring in 1984. He was a well known duckpin bowler and served for nine years as president of the Woonsocket Suburban Bowling League. He was also an avid golfer and card player. He was a life member of the IAM Machinists Union, the Amvets Post #12, and Cercle Laurier. Normand was a communicant of All Saints Church.
He is survived by four daughters, Elaine P. Joseph of East Providence, Linda L. Nadeau and her husband Joseph of Woonsocket, Jeannine L. Brooks and her husband Kenneth of North Smithfield, and Judy H. Bolzani of Bellingham; seven grandchildren, Danielle, Nicole, Jonathan, Jeremy, Thomas, Brandon, and Allison; two sisters Lucille Lavallee of Delray Beach, FL, and Lorraine Landry of Manville. He was also the brother of the late Helene Ezovski, Gertrude Beaulieu, Therese Cote, and Camille Malo.
His funeral will be held Friday at 9:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St. Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. Woonsocket. Burial with Military Honors will be held in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham. Visiting hours are Thursday 4-8 PM. In lieu of flowers donations to Cercle Laurier Scholarship Fund, East School St. Woonsocket, RI 02895 in his memory would be appreciated. Please visit
www.fournierandfournier.com for guestbook and directions.
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