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James P. Provensal
WAKEFIELD- James P. Provensal, 44, of Wakefield, RI , formerly of North Smithfield, RI, passed away unexpectedly Friday, May 31.
Jim was the son of Ray and Barbara Provensal of Woonsocket, RI, Grandson to Mabel Provensal and the late Paul Provensal and the late Alice and James Powell, brother to David Provensal and Uncle to Nicole and Rebecca Provensal. He was the husband to Emilia Tavares and devoted father to Zacharie and Sarah Provensal.
Jim graduated in 1991 from the University of RI and received his Master's degree from Providence College in 1998. Jim was a teacher at South Kingstown High School. A private memorial will be held by family at a later date.