Roland A. Girard, 94, of Yates Avenue, Coventry, RI, passed away on Friday, November 6, 2020 at home. Born on October 1, 1926 in West Warwick, RI, he was the husband of Jeannette G. (Leclerc) Girard. They were married for seventy years. He was the son of the late Alphonse and Blanche (Cotnoir) Girard.
Roland was a pipe fitter for Electric Boat, Quonset Point, RI, for nine years before retiring in 1992. Prior to that he was a lace weaver for various Pawtuxet Valley mills and a plumber for Colonial Plumbing.
Roland was a US Navy Veteran serving in WWII. He was a member of the VFW Post # 9404 Coventry, RI, the American Legion Post #2 West Warwick, RI, Club Jogues, Coventry, RI and Rolling Greens Golf Club, North Kingstown, RI.
Besides his wife Jeannette Girard, Roland is survived by three children; Raymond A. Girard, Denise L. Michaud and Kevin E. Girard, a brother; Armand Girard, six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a brother; Alphonse Girard and a sister; Lillian Phillips.
Roland’s services will be private.
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