Jean Paul Theroux
CUMBERLAND- Jean Paul (John) Theroux, 87, of Jencks Rd., Cumberland, died May 10, 2012 in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of Loretta J. (Coderre) Theroux, whom he married June 30, 1947.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Jacob and Matilda (Giguere) Theroux.
A WWII Army Veteran, Mr. Theroux worked as a maintenance engineer for Color Technology, Westboro, MA. John was a master of all trades, was always the first to help someone in need, was an avid horseman and loved to spend time on his farm with his family.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert Theroux of No. Smithfield, three daughters, Elaine Akerman of Kannapolis, NC, Pauline Andersen of Chatham, MA and Paulette Remillard of Blackstone, a sister, Jeannette Cournoyer of Manville, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He was the brother of the late Emile, Adelard and Lionel Theroux, Bertha Tellier, Yvonne Messier and Jacqueline Cournoyer.
A Memorial Mass will be held Monday, May 14, 2012 at 10AM in St. John Vianney Parrish, 3587 Diamond Hill Rd., Cumberland. Burial will be private. Arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 So. Main St., Woonsocket. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to R.I. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, 186 Amaral St., Riverside, RI 02915
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