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Nelson H. Rene, Jr.

April 12, 2011

Nelson H. Rene, Jr.
PAWTUCKET - Nelson H. Rene, Jr., 75 of Pawtucket died Saturday at Orchard View Nursing Home in Riverside. He is the beloved husband of Louise (LeFrancois) Rene. Born in Pawtucket, Nelson was the son of the late Nelson Rene and Anna (Solotki) Rene. He was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket.
Nelson served in the Army in the Korean War and was a Social Worker for the Department of Children Youth and Families for 4 years until his retirement.
Beside his wife and mother, Nelson is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Bernstrom of Cranston and two sisters, Shirley Jacques of Pawtucket and Janice Kapalka of Lincoln.
His funeral will be held on Wednesday at 9:00 a.m. from the LACHAPELLE FUNERAL HOME, 643 Main Street, Pawtucket with a Mass of Christian burial in St. Mary's Church, Pine Street, Pawtucket at 10:00 a.m. Nelson's life will be celebrated with calling hours on Tuesday from 5:00 8:00 p.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment with Military Honors in Notre Dame Cemetery, Dagget Avenue, Pawtucket. For directions, to view the online memorial and to sign the guestbook visit


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