Jean Roland Brousseau
Retired Electric Boat Employee
PAWTUCKET - Jean Roland Brousseau, 71, of Pawtucket, died on Monday, July 2, 2012 at his residence surrounded by loving family. Husband of Camille E. (Baris) Brousseau.
Born in Central Falls, RI on January 31, 1941, he was a son of the late George Henri and Roseanne (LeClair) Brousseau. He was a 1959 graduate of Sacred Heart Academy.
Mr. Brousseau served with the United States Army during the Vietnam War era having achieved the rank of Specialist 4th Class.
He was employed as an outside machinist for Electric Boat in Quonset Point for 25 years prior to his retirement.
A resident of Pawtucket since 1970, he formerly resided in Central Falls.
He was a former member of the LeFoyer Club in Pawtucket and will be lovingly remembered as a true outdoorsman.
In addition to his wife of 40 years, he leaves four sisters: Cecile Brillon of South Attleboro; Pauline Nunes of East Providence; Claire Sousa and her husband, Antonio Sousa, of Cumberland and Jeanne L. Fitzgerald and her husband, Paul Fitzgerald, of Pawtucket; two brothers: Henri Brousseau and his wife, Lorraine Brousseau, of Attleboro and Walter Brousseau of Woonsocket; three generations of nieces and nephews, extended family members and many dear friends. He was the brother of the late Paul Brousseau who had resided in Peru, Indiana.
Relatives and friends are cordially invited to attend visitation with Veteran's Honors on Sunday, July 8, 2012 from 4:00 - 8:00 PM in the "Memorial Chapel" of the DYER-LAKE FUNERAL HOME, 161 Commonwealth Avenue (exit 5 off I-95 N or S, go right at end of ramp, mile on left), Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.
Family and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, July 9, 2012 at 11:00 at St. Teresa of the Child Jesus Church, 358 Newport Avenue, Pawtucket, Rhode Island with the Rev. Joseph Paquette, Pastor, officiating.
Burial will be private in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.
There will be no funeral cortege from the funeral home prior to the commencement of the funeral Mass.
Following the funeral Mass military honors will be bestowed in commemoration of Mr. Brousseau's service to his country.
An invitation will be extended to join the family for a time of fellowship and refreshments following services.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Mr. Brousseau's name may be made to the Dyer-Lake Charitable Foundation, Inc., a registered 501 (c) 3 organization, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, North Attleboro, MA 02760 to benefit the Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island.
To send the family an expression of sympathy, please visit an online guest book at www.dyer-lakefuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Dyer-Lake Funeral Home, 161 Commonwealth Avenue, Village of Attleboro Falls, North Attleboro.