Robert Hemond Sr. - Cumberland

Robert Hemond Sr. - Cumberland

Robert Hemond Sr., 77, of Curran Road, passed away Monday, Feb. 17 at the Memorial Hospital of RI, Pawtucket. He was the husband of Barbara (Bessette) Hemond.

Born in Pawtucket, he was the son of the late Wilfred and Germaine (Lavallee) Hemond. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life.

Mr. Hemond was employed as a Materials Handler for Osram - Sylvania of Central Falls for 14 years until his retirement. He was previously employed in the construction industry for many years.

Mr. Hemond was a communicant of St. Patrick Church, Broad Street, Cumberland.

Besides his beloved wife, he leaves his cherished children, Michele “Shelly” Brassard and her husband Paul of Lincoln, Robert Hemond Jr. and his wife Jean of Cumberland and Lisa James and her husband Doug of Coventry; his siblings, Richard Hemond of Cumberland, Theresa Corio of Cumberland, Cecile Bryan of Florida, Maureen Blain of Central Falls and Diane Dupre of Cumberland; five grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Rene Hemond.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday at 9 A.M. from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Route 122, Cumberland, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Patrick Church, Broad Street, Cumberland. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours will be held Friday from 4-8 P.M.