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Joseph Normand Rochefort

February 4, 1934 ~ July 16, 2022 (age 88)


Joseph Normand Rochefort 88, of Mendon Rd. passed away on July 16, 2022, at Landmark Medical Center.  He was the husband of the late Florence (Laquerre) Rochefort. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Ovila and Eva (Remillard) Rochefort. Normand was a US Navy Veteran. He worked for the Wrentham State School in the maintenance department for over fifteen years before retiring. Normand enjoyed fishing, hunting and gardening.

He is survived by his children, Rachel Canavan and her husband Michael of Burrillville, Richard Rochefort and his wife Gail of Putnam, CT, Suzanne Vasterling of Manville, Denis Rochefort and Denise Sierra and her husband Anthony all of Woonsocket, and Dianne Lebrun and her husband Roger of West Jordan, Utah. He also leaves a brother Albert Rochefort of North Smithfield, fourteen grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Normand was predeceased by his brothers Ernest and Roland Rochefort.

His funeral will be held Friday, July 22, 2022, at 9:00 AM from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 99 Cumberland St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph’s Church, Mendon Rd. Woonsocket. Burial with Military Honors will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery in Bellingham. Visiting hours are Thursday, July 21, 2022 from  4-7 PM.

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July 21, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fournier & Fournier Inc.
99 Cumberland Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
July 22, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
1200 Mendon Rd.
Woonsocket, RI 02895

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