Ernest J. Jacques
ALBION - Ernest J. "Ernie" Jacques, 78, of School St., Albion, died Tuesday evening at The Holiday in Manville. He was the loving husband of Lillian (Henault) Jacques.
A lifelong resident of Albion, he was a son of the late Henry and Rosilda Jacques.
Mr. Jacques served in the Rhode Island National Guard for over 30 years. He was employed by American Tourister, Madison Industries, and BJ's Wholesale Stores.
Ernie was a longtime member and Past Grand Knight of the Lincoln Knights of Columbus, and a member and past president of the Golden Agers. He especially loved traveling with his wife Lillian.
In addition to his wife of over 35 years, he is survived by two step sons, Arthur A. Lamothe of FL, and Donald J. Lamothe of Plainville, and a step daughter Mary T. McGee of FL. He was the brother of the late Aldor Jacques and Henrietta Nelson. He is also survived by 8 step grandchildren and 12 step great-grandchildren.
His funeral will be Saturday at 9:00 am from the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 71 Central St., Manville, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Ambrose Church, School St., Albion. Burial will follow in St. Ambrose Cemetery. Visiting hours are Friday from 5-8 pm.