In memory of
Robert Sirois
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In memory of
Robert Sirois
PAWTUCKET - Robert Sirois, 96, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully with his family by his side, Saturday, April 15, 2017. He was the beloved husband of the late Beatrice (Dufort) Sirois. They had been happily married for 64 years. Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Eugenie (St. Pierre) Sirois. Robert was recently residing at the RI Veteran's Home in Bristol, before that he was a lifelong resident of Pawtucket. He was a noted flower and plant grower, parishioner at St. Cecelia's Parish in Pawtucket, a member of the Knights of Columbus and the Le Foyer Club. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) before WWII and later in the US Army. He owned and operated Robert A. Sirois & Sons, Fruit and Produce Inc. After his retirement from his business, he worked many years at Swan Point Cemetery in Providence. He is survived by four sons, Dennis Sirois and his wife Gail, Philip Sirois and his wife Laurie, Peter Sirois and his wife Margaret, and Richard Sirois; two daughters, Adele DeFonzo and her husband Alfred, and Paula Fahlman and her husband Peter, six grandchildren, Rebecca Williams, Abbie Ecton, Jonathan Sirois, George Sirois, Adrienne Sirois, and Derek DeFonzo; and two great grandchildren; Emma Ecton and Sienna Sirois. He is also survived by nieces and nephews too many to count. He was the brother of the late Annette Lavergne, Ernest, Armand, Henry, Gene, George, and Albert Sirois. Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10AM in Saint Cecelia Church of Pope John Paul II Parish, 750 Central Avenue, Pawtucket. Burial will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Visiting hours will be Thursday from 4-7PM in the Costigan-O'Neill Funeral Home, 220 Cottage Street, Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Blackstone Valley Emergency Food Center, 75 Benefit Street, Pawtucket, RI, 02861 and/or Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI, 02904 would be appreciated.
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