Robert A. Lamarche – Blackstone

Robert A. Lamarche – Blackstone

Robert A. Lamarche, 88, of Blackstone Street, died peacefully, Monday, August 26, 2019, in Landmark Medical Center surrounded by his family. He was the husband of Rosann (Scimemi) Lamarche. Robert and Rosann were married for 65 years.

Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Alphonse and Rose (Fontaine) Lamarche.

Robert was a United States Air Force Veteran and he was also was a graduate of Holy Cross College.

He worked for Manville Jenkes, Taft Pierres, Whitin Machine Works, and Draper Corp. Robert was Chairman of the Board of Selectman in Blackstone for nine years. He was a Police Officer in Blackstone for 10 years and a police dispatcher prior to retirement.

Besides his wife, Rosann, he is survived by his two daughters, Beverly R. Lamarche of Woonsocket and Diana R. Glassey and her husband, Michael, of Coventry.

He was also the brother of the late Irene Lamarche and Estelle Roy.

A Memorial Mass will be held on Monday, September 2, 2019, at 10 a.m., in St. Paul’s Church, 48 St. Paul St. Blackstone, Mass. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, R.I., is in charge of the arrangements. Relatives and friends are invited.

In lieu of flowers, donations to St. Paul’s Church, 48 St. Paul St., Blackstone, MA 01504, in Roberts memory would be appreciated.

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