Roland J. Allard
PAWTUCKET - Roland J. Allard, 80, passed away Monday, January 17, 2011. He was the beloved husband of the late Irene M. (Kelly) Allard.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Roland J., Sr. and Callie (Donaldson) Allard. Roland was a Korean War U.S. Army veteran. He was a driver for Bachman Foods, Lincoln for thirty years until retiring in 1991. Roland was a member of St. Teresa's Seniors and a life member of the Dusza-Almeida VFW Post No. 2339, Pawtucket.
He leaves a son, Dennis J. Allard and his wife Anne; two grandchildren, Ashley and Brandon Allard; a great-granddaughter, Kristina Alves; a daughter-in-law, Robin Allard and his best friend, Marie Domingos. He was the father of the late Peter D. Allard and the brother of the late Louise St. Hilaire, Douglas, Albert and Edward Allard.
Services with Military Honors will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at the Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. VISITATION will be Thursday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., P.O. Box 9376, Framingham, MA 01701-9376 or Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 will be appreciated.