David M. Auclair – Woonsocket

David M. Auclair – Woonsocket

David M. Auclair, 57, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at Miriam Hospital with his loving family by his side.

Together for 32 years and married in 2002, David is the beloved husband of Rachel M. (Messier) Auclair. Born in Woonsocket, on October 25, 1959, he is the son of Wallace E. and Jeannette P. (Plante) Auclair of Blackstone, Mass. He is the stepfather of Michael J. Palazzini and his wife, Lynn, of Warwick, R.I., Karen Palazzini-Loomis and her husband, Eric, of Mobile, Ala., and Katherine Linton and her husband, Stephen, of North Smithfield, R.I. He is the stepgrandfather of Michael J. Palazzini and Lauren Palazzini. He is the brother of Edward Auclair and his wife, Debra, of Nashua, N.H., Janet Lamoureux and her husband, Dennis, of Millville, Mass., Suzanne Borozny of Blacktone, Mass., Wallace Auclair and his wife, Rachel, of Burrillville, R.I., and Laurie Richard and her husband, Roger, of Fiskdale, Mass. He also leaves many nieces and nephews.

David was a resident of Woonsocket formerly of Blackstone and Boston. He was a graduate of Mount St. Charles Academy Class of 1976, then Wentworth Institute and Roger Williams College receiving his bachelor degree in engineering. David worked at Englehard in Plainville, Mass., for many years and JT Slocomb Co. in Cumberland, R.I.

David enjoyed stamp and coin collecting, watching sports and Jeopardy. He was a talented craftsman and built a beautiful lake home at Spring Lake. Devoted to his family, David will be greatly missed.

A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 11 a.m., at St. Theresa Church, 630 Rathbun St., Blackstone, Mass. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. There are no visiting hours. Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier’s Funeral Home, Bellingham, Mass.

To sign the guest book, visit www.cartiersfuneralhome.com .