Robert J. Poole - Foster

Robert J. Poole - Foster

Robert J. Poole, 67, peacefully passed away on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Roger Williams Hospital, Providence surrounded by his loving family.

He was the beloved husband of Karen E. (Olivier) Poole. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late James F. and Madeline T. (Varricchione) Poole.

Mr. Poole was a custom home builder and owner of R.J. Poole Construction for 35 years.

Besides his wife he was the loving father of Matthew R. Poole (Heather), Jennifer L. Lorenzo (Santiago) and Rebecca J. Payette (Jeffrey); brother of James L. Poole, Linda Zampa, Mary Fogell, Barbara DeCoursey and Shirley Mancini; cherished grandfather of Marc, Olivia, Isabel, Ava and Devin; as well as many nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held on Friday, Feb. 27, 2015, at 9:30 a.m. from the TUCKER-QUINN Funeral Chapel, 643 Putnam Ave. (Route 44) Greenville, with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Paul the Apostle Church Danielson Pike, Foster at 11 a.m. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are Thursday from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society RI Chapter, 2348 Post Rd. Suite 202, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. Information and Condolences, visit