Donald Large - Cumberland

Donald Large - Cumberland

Donald Large, 76, of Mayflower Drive died Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at Rhode Island Hospital, Providence. He was the beloved husband of Valerie W. (Luse) Large. A lifelong resident of Cumberland, he was a son of the late Harold and Mary (Lincoln) Large.

Don was the owner, with the late Ken White, of Large & White Realtors, Cumberland for many years. He served in the United States Navy during peacetime.

He served on the Cumberland Town Council for several years and served in the Rhode Island General Assembly as a member of the House Representatives for the town of Cumberland. He was a member of Lafayette Lodge #47, F. & A.M., Cumberland.

Besides his wife, he is survived by his three loving daughters, Kimberly W. Goosmann and her husband James, Bonnie A. Large, and Vicki E. D’Augelli and her husband David, all of Cumberland; one sister, Joan Ryan of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers, Harold Large Jr. of Cumberland and William Large of Johnston; his seven beloved grandchildren, Christine, Kathleen and Nicole Goosmann, Melissa Robidoux and her husband Kenneth, Amy, Ashley and Thomas D’Augelli; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Nancy Carr and Janet Frazier.

His funeral service will be held TUESDAY, DECEMBER 31 at 10 A.M. at BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln. His burial will be private. Relatives and friends are invited and may call MONDAY 4-8 P.M.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Don’s memory to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit