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PAWTUCKET - Laurent "Larry" Duhamel, 98, of Pawtucket, RI died at home on Monday, October 11, 2010. Mr. Duhamel was the husband of the late Ninette (Paquette) Duhamel.
Born on December 10, 1911, in St. Roch-sur Richelieu, Quebec, Canada, he was the son of the late Rosario and Albertine (St. Laurent) Duhamel. He owned Larry's Lunch on Broadway in Pawtucket from 1947 - 1969 and was a member of the Gais Chanteurs, Our lady of Consolation Choir, LeFoyer Club and Leon Mathieu Senior Center.
Mr. Duhamel is survived by his sons and their wives, Robert and Jane, Roland and Jeannie and Richard and Cheryl Duhamel, 12 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, his sister, Clarisse Plamondon, his brother, Michael Duhamel, both of Canada and many nieces and nephew. He was the father of the late Jacqueline Rheaume and was predeceased by 3 brothers and 4 sisters.
There will be a Mass to celebrate his life on Saturday, October 16, 2010 at 10:00 am at Our Lady of Consolation Church, Sabin St., Pawtucket. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Calling Hours will be held from 5-7 pm on Friday.
In Lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence RI 02904. For guestbook signatures, please visit