Normand J. Charest – North Smithfield

Normand J. Charest – North Smithfield

Normand J. Charest, 71, of North Smithfield, RI, formerly of Fall River, companion of Al Menard, entered into rest Monday, September 26, 2016.

A graduate of Msgr. Prevost High School, he served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard and was a self employed building contractor. He was an artist in stone and wood sculpting and the reproduction of fine furniture.

He leaves three sisters, Lillian Berube of Fall River, Mass., Claudette Yokell and her husband, Normand, of Westport, Mass., and Diane Mendoza and her husband, James, of Berkley, Mass.; and nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Herve and Leontine (Legendre) Charest and the brother of the late Paul J. Charest.

Visitation will be held at the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, Mass., on Friday, Oct. 7, from 4 to 7 p.m. with a funeral service at 6:30 p.m. There is a large parking area and barrier-free entrance at the rear of funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Diabetes Association, 10 Speen St., Framingham MA 01701.

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