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Russell P. Jette
BURRILLVILLE- Russell P. Jette, 64, of Pascoag passed away peacefully Tuesday at home. He was the beloved husband of Cindy (Arruda) Jette.
Born in Pawtucket he was the son of Raymond Jette of Central Falls and the late Estelle (Bourgette) Jette.
He resided in Pascoag for the past 24 years, previously residing in Providence.
Besides his wife, he leaves three daughters, Kristen Medeiros DaLuz of Cranston, Charis-Anne Jette of Pascoag and Robin Gauvin of Pawtucket; two sisters, Venita Cameron of Lincoln and Donna Oliveira of Somerset; seven grandchildren, Matthew Jason Medeiros, Brenden Medeiros, Jayden Jason Jette, James Burton Stevens, Heather Depina, Evan Gauvin, and Randi Gauvin; two great-granchildren, Lorna Gauvin and Steffon Depina. He was the father of the late Jason J. Jette, and brother of the late Diane Bandilli.
Russell was an avid sportsman who loved fishing, hunting, golfing, riding his Harley Davidson and Camping on Race Point Beach. His zest for life led him down many paths during his life's journey. He won numerous local, state, and national awards for his remarkable target skills. He leaves behind many beloved friends and students.
He was a wing shooting instructor at Addieville East Farm of Mapleville for many years. He was previously employed as a cross country truck driver and AJAX Construction Company for many years.
A celebration of his life will be held Friday with visiting hours from 5 to 8 PM in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland with a prayer service to be held at 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, donations will be accepted to a scholarship fund to be created in Russell's memory, and can be mailed to c/o CINDY JETTE, P.O. BOX 477, Slatersville, RI 02876.