WOONSOCKET- Walter E Makolandra 58, of Woonsocket, died Wednesday, February 27, at home. He was the husband of Linda (Robinson) Makolandra.
He was born in Slatersville, a son of the late Walter Makolandra and Blanche (Beland) Nault.
Mr. Makolandra was a baker for many years for the Family Bakery, and Brunetti's Bakery in Woonsocket, before retiring in the mid 90's due to illness. Afterward, he became a dealer in antiques and collectibles. It was his enthusiasm for collectibles, and his love of antiquing that kept him active throughout his illness.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his son Christopher Makolandra of Woonsocket, and three sisters; Blanche Martins of N. Attleboro, Debbie Daigle of Glocester, and Kim Lacasse of Woonsocket. He was also the brother of the late Roger Makolandra, and Lucy Mencarini.
Visiting hours with a brief prayer service will be held Sunday 3-6PM in the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St, Woonsocket. Burial will be Friday, March 8, in St. John's Cemetery, Slatersville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: The Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th floor, Brookline, MA, 02445.
www.fournierandfournier.com for complete obituary and guestbook.
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