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Robert H. Grenon
LINCOLN - Robert H. Grenon, "Bob", 56, died May 4th at the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Hospice Center after a year-long battle with lung cancer. He was the beloved husband of Diane M. (Fregeau) Grenon to whom he was married to for 34 years.
Born in Attleboro, MA, he was the son of the late Roger H. and Annette T. (Gingras) Grenon. He was raised in Pawtucket and was a 1973 graduate of Our Lady of Providence High School. He also attended Bryant College.
He was a communicant of Saint Jude's Catholic Church in Lincoln.
Bob worked as a driver/salesman for Stateline Potato Chips and was a night manager at McKeever's IGA in Warwick. Prior to his illness, he was employed as the shipper/receiver at A. & H. Duffy and MCM Technologies in Cranston for 6 years.
Bob was an avid camper, fisherman and cribbage player. For the past 7 years he was a seasonal camper at Wawaloam Campground in Exeter. He belonged to the LeFoyer Cribbage League for many years prior to his illness. He will be remembered as a "gentle" man who always had a smile on his face and treasured the time spent with his family.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his children; Jennifer L. Lincourt and her husband Derek M. of Pawtucket, and Michael R. Grenon and his wife Rayna L. of Cranston. He leaves his brother, Rev. Paul R. Grenon, pastor of St John & Paul's Catholic Church in Coventry, his cherished granddaughter, Liana Hope Grenon as well as many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.
His funeral will be held Monday at 9am from the Keefe Funeral Home, Five Higginson Ave, Lincoln. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10am at St Jude Church, 301 Front St, Lincoln. Relatives and friends are invited, calling hours will be held Sunday from 5-8pm. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to The Miriam Hospital Foundation, PO Box H, Providence, RI 02901 (please specify gift is for the Comprehensive Cancer Center) www.miriamhospital.org or Home and Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St, Providence, RI 02904 www.hhcri.net/HowtoGive/GiveOnline/tabid/210/Default.aspx.
To send the family a written expression of sympathy, please visit the online guest book located on the internet at www.thekeefefuneralhome.com