Henry A. Renaud – Woonsocket

Henry A. Renaud – Woonsocket

Henry A. Renaud, 76, of Aylsworth Ave., died February 5, 2019, in Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Albert and Geraldine (Desjarlais) Renaud.

He leaves behind his high school sweetheart and wife of 55 years, Sandra (Delasanta) Renaud. He is also survived by his daughter, Lynn Hawkins, and her husband, Darrell, of Cumberland; his son, Daniel Renaud, of Charlestown; his brother, Denis Renaud, of Woonsocket; two sisters, Pauline Campopiano of Woonsocket and Janet Leclair of Douglas, Mass.; and four grandchildren Benjamin, Elizabeth, William, and Thomas Hawkins.

An Air Force veteran, “Hank” worked for the Woonsocket Fire Department for 41 years, proudly serving as chief for the last 16 years of his career. He was a member of the Elks, the Seagrave Observatory, Skyscrapers in Scituate, a lifetime member of the Cercle Laurier, and as a longtime coin collector, the Blackstone Valley Coin and Collectibles Club. He was a former manager of Bernon Little League, an avid golfer and sports fan. He was his grandchildren’s number one fan, watching them participate in everything they did – big or small – a steady, reassuring presence radiating his unconditional love and pride.

His funeral will be held Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 9 a.m., from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Precious Blood Church, 94 Carrington Ave., Woonsocket. Burial, with Military Honors, will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Road, Cumberland. Calling hours are Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.

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