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Arthur J. Brassard
LINCOLN - Arthur J. Brassard, 93, of Lincoln, died Thursday at Summit Commons, Providence. He was the husband of Diana L. (Berard) Brassard. They had been married 71 yrs.
Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Remy and Eugenie (Blain) Brassard and the stepson of Ombeline (Croteau) Brassard. He was a self-employed owner of Spring Water Association and Rent All Inc. Mr. Brassard was an Army veteran of WW II. He was a Staff Sargeant with Company F 501st Parachute Infantry Regiment and a Purple Heart receipient.
In addition to his wife he is survived by his son Jean Brassard and his wife Rachel of Attleboro MA, Jeannine Fichter of Lafayette CO, his brother Emil Brassard of Central Falls, 3 grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Henry, Ernest and Vincent Brassard.
His funeral will be held on Saturday at 10:15 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:15 am in St. Jude Church, Front St., Lincoln. Burial with Military honors will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling hours are from 9:15-10:15 am. In lieu of flowers, donations to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or Summit Commons Activities Dept., 99 Hillside Ave., Providence, RI 02906 would be appreciated. Guestbook at www.LincolnFuneralHome.org