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Robert J. Messier

July 9, 1947 ~ June 17, 2017 (age 69)

Robert “Bob” J. Messier, 69, passed away June 17, 2017 at Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI, Providence, RI. His loving family was by his side when he passed. He was born to the late Josephat and Dorothy Messier in the town of West Warwick, RI where he spent most of his life. Mr. Messier is survived by his wife of forty-two years, Betty A. (Osborne) Messier, three children; Robert J. Messier Jr. of California, Jennifer L. (Messier) Salvas of Foster, RI, Christopher R. Messier of West Warwick, RI and nine grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother; David Messier of West Warwick, RI, a sister; Jean (Messier) Chadwick of West Warwick, RI and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 10:00 am in the Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory, 721 Washington Street, Coventry, RI. Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 from 4:00 to 7:00 pm. Burial with military honors will be in the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter, RI.

The family owes a debt of gratitude to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 for making Mr. Messier’s last days comfortable and asks that in lieu of flowers you consider donations to them on his behalf.

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Charitable donations may be made to:

Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of Rhode Island
1085 North Main Street, Providence RI 02904-9826
Tel: 1-800-338-6555

 Service Information

June 21, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

Funeral Service
June 22, 2017

10:00 AM
Gorton-Menard Funeral Home and Crematory
721 Washington Street
Coventry, RI 02816

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