Brandon Ernest Coutu – Smithfield

Brandon Ernest Coutu – Smithfield

Brandon Ernest Coutu, 25, of Balsam Lane in Smithfield, died Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Rhode Island Hospital in Providence.

Born in Providence, he was a son of Denis Norman and Kathy Ann (Tessier) Coutu. He had worked as a machinist for Ecological Fibers in Pawtucket and as a cook at the Kountry Kitchen in Smithfield.

Brandon loved all water sports especially wake boarding and riding his jetski on Johnson's Pond in Coventry.

Besides his parents, he is survived by his sister, Karla Coutu, of Smithfield, and his grandmother, Constance M. (Lee) Tessier of Smithfield. He was the grandson of the late Ernest J. and Doris M. (Lambert) Coutu and Raymond J. Tessier.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held Monday, May 7, in St. Philip Church, 622 Putnam Pike, Greenville. Burial followed in Acote’s Hill Cemetery, Chepachet. Visitation was held May 6 in the Anderson-Winfield Funeral Home, Route 44 at Greenville Common, Greenville.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to Rhode Island Advocacy for Children, 23 North Road, Suite A-16, Wakefield, RI 02879.

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