Gardening 01

Ovila J. Verfaille

April 28, 1929 ~ June 24, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old


Ovila J. Verfaille 94, formerly of Lincoln passed away Saturday, June 24, 2023 in the Friendly Home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Dolores (Cazeault) Verfaille.  Ovila was born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Robert and Lucia (Belanger) Verfaille. He was a Navy veteran of the Korean War. Ovila was an accountant for various local beer and wine distributors retiring in 1991. Ovila was an avid gardener, a member of the WHS Music Boosters, and was very involved in the Narragansett Council of the BSA. He was a member the St. Agatha finance council for many years, and enjoyed fishing and travel.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children: Richard Verfaille and his wife Brenda of Lincoln, Pauline Erdman and her life partner Donald Dalpe of Blackstone, and Donald Verfaille and his husband William Stewart of Boston.

His funeral with visitation will be held Monday, July 3, at 9:30 am, from the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St, Woonsocket. His Mass of Christian Burial will be at 11:00 am in Divine Mercy Church, St. Paul St, Blackstone. Burial with military honors will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Heart Association, 1 State St, Unit 200, Providence, RI, 02908.

Please visit : for directions and guestbook.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Ovila J. Verfaille, please visit our floral store.


July 3, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Fournier & Fournier
463 South Main Street
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
July 3, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Paul Church
48 St. Paul St.
Blackstone, MA 01504

Military Honors
July 3, 2023

12:15 PM
Resurrection Cemetery
259 W. Wrentham Rd.
Cumberland, RI 02864


American Heart Association
1 State St., Suite 200, Providence RI 02908-5005


© 2023 Fournier & Fournier. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility