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Roland Ovila Poissant

10/15/1943 - 03/04/2022


Obituary For Roland Ovila Poissant

Roland O. Poissant, age 78, of Bristol, passed away on Friday, March 4, 2022 at home surrounded by family at his side after a lengthy illness. Born in Fall River, MA., he was the son of the late Roland and Theresa (Nappi) Poissant. He was the husband of Virginia (Hill) Poissant for 31 years. Roland worked as a bartender at the Common Pub, Bristol for 15 years, and in precious metals at Geib Inc. for 28 years. He also enjoyed crabbing, traveling to Daytona Beach, Sunday rides on motorcycles, and spending time with family and friendsBesides his wife he is survived by 3 daughters; Debbie (Keith) Aguiar, Denise Poissant, Donna (Jim) Poissant, sons; Randy (Diana) Poissant, Jason Poissant, and Robert (Corrine) Poissant, brothers; Tony (Kathy) Poissant and Oliver (Donna) Poissant, and sister; Bette Ann Stevens, as well as many nieces and nephews, 10 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and two cats which he loved dearly, Chewy and Autumn.Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, or floral arrangements may be sent. Roland's relatives and friends are invited to attend calling hours on Sunday, March 13, 2022 from 4 to 7pm at the Smith Funeral & Memorial Services. 8 Schoolhouse Rd, Warren. Funeral Services and burial will be private.To sign guest book, light a candle or facility directs, please visit his tribute page at www.

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  • 04/15/2022

    Our condolences to Roland's family. Tony so sorry to hear about your loss !

  • 03/12/2022

    So sorry to hear of Roland's passing. My condolences to all of the Poissant Family. Sending Prayers and Hugs.

  • 03/12/2022

    My deepest condolences to Virginia and the poissant family. Thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family during this difficult.

  • 03/10/2022

    Very saddened to hear of Roland's passing. Known him and his family for many years. Prayers and thoughts to his wife Virginia , brothers Tony and Ollie his sister Bettinan and family.

  • 03/10/2022

    Always remember that smile, met Roland thru his brothers Tony and Ollie back when I was in my teens. Prayers and hugs for the entire Poissant family. Marie (Ferri) Bejma

  • 03/08/2022

    My Sincere condolences to Virginia and entire Poissant Family.Known Roland since i was a kid.He would go to my Dad s shop on High street.Wonderful person to know.Soft spoken and just a good person.

  • 03/08/2022

    Our deepest sympathy to Virginia, Tony, Ollie, Bobo, Ryan and all of the rest of the Poissant family. We are both deeply saddened by the loss of Roland. Whenever I saw him and at the Pub he was always smiling and he would give me a Hug and a Kiss. I will miss that deeply. No more pain and suffering. RIP sweet Roland. Carolyn Forst and Jack Rogers

  • 03/08/2022

    My deepest sympathy to Virginia, Tony,Ollie and to Rollie's children , grandchildren, all of his cousins, nieces, nephews. Great family.

  • 03/07/2022

    God I can't believe so much time has passed ! I met Roland and his wife , Virginia back in 2002 through his brother Tony at the pub . Such wonderful people and wonderful times together ! Riding motorcycle taking day trips ! I send my deepest love and sympathy and prayers to Virginia, Tony and the rest of the family . I am grateful that you all were a part and time in my life . You are my Peoples !

  • 03/07/2022

    Rob Our thoughts and prayers are with you Mary and Minton Boyd

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