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Roland George Bouffard
05/10/1932 - 05/24/2023
Obituary For Roland George Bouffard
Roland George Bouffard, age 91, of Bristol, passed away on Wednesday, May 24, 2023, surrounded by his family. He was the loving husband of the late Beverly (King) Bouffard. Born in Barrington, he was the son of the late Simon and the late Lena (Theroux) Bouffard.
A 1950's graduate of Warren High School, Roland worked as a store manager for First National Supermarket after serving as a Navy seaman in the Korean War. Roland was an skilled woodworker, building everything from swings and intricate windmills to benches and Adirondack chairs made out of hockey sticks and skis. He and Beverly were also avid travelers and spoke fondly of their trips to Florida, Alaska, and everywhere in between. Roland loved spending time with his family and all of their pets. Most importantly, he was a proud grandfather and loved being a part of all of his grandsons' sporting events and milestones in life.
He is survived by his daughter, Karen (Bouffard) Calitri and her husband John of Barrington. He was a loving grandfather to Christopher and Matthew Calitri and Christopher's wife Katie.
Services are with Smith Funeral & Memorial Services, 8 Schoolhouse Road, Warren, RI, where the family will receive relatives and guests for visitation on Tuesday, May 30th, 2023, from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM. A Funeral Mass will be held on Wednesday, May 31, 2023, at 10 AM in St. Mary's Parish, 330 Wood Street, Bristol, RI 02809 and internment in North Burial Ground, 1081 Hope St. Bristol, RI.
In lieu of flowers donations in Roland's honor may be made to Visiting Nurse Home & Hospice: https://visitingnursehh.org/giving or to St. Mary's Parish: St. Mary's Parish, Bristol.
For directions or tributes, please visit www.wjsmithfh.com.
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