Robert Couepel - North Smithfield

Robert Couepel - North Smithfield

Robert “Robbie” Couepel, 48, a resident of Forestdale, passed away March 28, 2013, at Landmark Medical Center.

He was the loving husband to Dawn (Limoges) Couepel. He was born in Woonsocket, R.I., a son of the late George and Eleanor (Wigglesworth) Couepel.

Robbie was a cook for the Lindy’s Tavern in Forestdale; previously he cooked for Paul’s Family Restaurant in Woonsocket for many years.

Before moving to Forestdale, Robbie was a lifelong Woonsocket resident. He enjoyed playing cards and gambling.

Besides his wife Dawn, he is survived by his brothers, Russell (his twin brother) of Woonsocket, Charles of Forestdale, and James and John, both of Woonsocket; a sister, Claire Laquerre of Glendale; and his two stepdaughters, Krsiti Dumont of Woonsocket and Kelli Dumont of North Smithfield. He also is survived by four grandchildren; many nieces, nephews and friends; and his beloved dog, Brewski. He was preceded in death by his brothers, Prosper and Marc Couepel

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday evening at 8 p.m. in the Keene-Brown Funeral Home, 445 Greenville Road, North Smithfield. Burial will be held privately. Calling hours will be held prior to the service from 1-3 p.m. and 6-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to RI Heart Association.