Edward R. "Tony" Dauphinais – Cumberland

Edward R. "Tony" Dauphinais – Cumberland

Edward R. "Tony" Dauphinais, 84, of Cumberland, passed away Friday, April 6, 2018, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Doris (LaFlamme) Dauphinais.

He leaves his beloved children, Michael Dauphinais of Westerly, Denise Holgate of Cumberland, and Lisa Descheneau of Manchester, N.H.; his sister, Theresa Lamontagne of North Smithfield; his three grandchildren, David and Devon Holgate and Chantel Descheneau; his two great-grandchildren, Henry and Ruby Holgate; his dear friend, Claire Lamontagne; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Antonio and Albina (Lizie) Dauphinais. He resided in Cumberland for the past eight years, previously residing in Ocala, Fla., Woonsocket, Central Falls and Pawtucket.

Mr. Dauphinais entered the United States Navy where he proudly served our country for four years during the Korean War.

He was employed as a laborer for Olin Hunt Chemical for over 20 years. Tony enjoyed being outside, yardwork, helping others, but most of all enjoyed spending time with his family.

Family and friends are kindly invited to Tony's Life Celebration which begins on Wednesday, April 11 with visiting hours from 4 to 7 p.m., and continues on Thursday, April 12, with a prayer service and Military Honors at 10 a.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to Providence VA Medical Center, ATTN: Memorial Donations, 830 Chalkstone Ave. Providence, RI 02908.

For the online memorial, visit jjduffyfuneralhome.com .