NORTH SMITHFIELD- Robert "Robbie" Couepel 48, resident of Forestdale, passed away March 28, 2013 at the Landmark Medical Center.
He was the loving husband to Dawn (Limoges) Couepel.
He was born in Woonsocket RI a son of the late George & Eleanor (Wigglesworth) Couepel.
Robbie was a cook for the Lindy's Tavern in Forestdale; previously he cooked for Paul's Family Restaurant in Woonsocket for many years. Before moving to Forestdale Robbie was a lifelong Woonsocket resident. He enjoyed playing cards and gambling.
Besides his wife Dawn, he is survived by his brothers, Russell (his twin brother), of Woonsocket, Charles of Forestdale, James, and John both of Woonsocket, a sister, Claire Laquerre of Glendale, his two stepdaughters, Kristi Dumont of Woonsocket, and Kelli Dumont of North Smithfield. He is also survived by four grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, and friends, and his beloved dog Brewski.
He was preceded in death by his brothers, Prosper, and Marc Couepel.
A Funeral Service will be held Thursday evening at 8pm in the Keene-Brown Funeral Home 445 Greenville Rd. No. Smithfield. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 1-3pm and 6-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to RI Heart Association.