Roland B. Durocher
MANVILLE - Roland B. Durocher, 87, of Central St., Manville died Saturday morning at Landmark Medical Center. He was the loving husband of Pauline A. (LeClerc) Durocher. They were married on July 5, 1975.
Born in Manville, he was a son of the late Napoleon and Eva (Lajoie) Durocher. He resided in Manville for most of his life having also lived in Pawtucket and Central Falls for about 20 years.
Mr. Durocher served in the Army during WWII.
In his early years he worked at the Manville Jenckes Mill in Manville and later was employed by ITT Royal Electric in Pawtucket for over 25 years before retiring in 1987.
Roland was a lifelong communicant of St. James Church.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a brother Maurice Durocher of Mendon, MA. He was the brother of the late Fernand and Conrad Durocher, Anita Rebello and Irene Tousignant. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews and their families.
His Mass of Christian Burial will be Wednesday at 10:00 am in St. James Church, Divison St., Manville. Burial with military honors will follow in St. James Cemetery, Manville. Visiting hours are Wednesday morning from 8:45-9:45 am, prior to Mass, in the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 71 Central St., Manville.
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