Maurice M. “Pete” Mandeville – Cumberland

Maurice M. “Pete” Mandeville – Cumberland

Maurice M. “Pete” Mandeville, 98, of Cumberland, passed away Monday, June 17, 2019, at the Holiday Retirement Home, Manville. He was the beloved husband of 69 years to the late Virginia M. (Howard) Mandeville.

Born in Manville, R.I., he was the son of the late Arthur and Emma (Girouard) Mandeville. He resided in Cumberland for most of his life, previously residing in Pawtucket.

Following graduation from Pawtucket West High School, Mr. Mandeville entered the United States Army, where he attained the rank of Corporal in the Army Signal Corps.

Mr. Mandeville was a salesman for the former Eastco Company of Dedham, Mass., for his entire life until his retirement.

He was a devout catholic and communicant of the former St. Patrick Church, Cumberland.

Pete loved music and when he retired, he played flute in the RSVP Band. He enjoyed gardening, woodworking but most of all he loved spending time with family and friends. He also volunteered for Meals on Wheels in Woonsocket during his retirement years.

He leaves his sons, John F. Mandeville and his wife, Debby, of Colorado, and Paul A. Mandeville and his wife, Kathi, of Virginia; his daughters, Margaret V. Laston and her husband, Chet, of Burrillville, and Geraldine M. Peixoto and her husband, Jorge, of Cumberland; his eight grandchildren, three great-grandchild, as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Linda A. McCaffrey, grandfather of the late Janna Mandeville, and brother of the late Rolande Forrest.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to Pete's Life Celebration to be held Sunday, June 23, 2019, with visiting hours from 5 to 7 p.m. and continue on Monday, June 24, 2019, at 9 a.m., in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow in the Historic St. Joseph Church, Mendon Road, Cumberland, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in the Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to a charity of your choice.

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