Rene J. Samson – Lincoln

Rene J. Samson – Lincoln

Rene J. Samson, 83, passed away peacefully on Friday, Oct. 25. He was the significant other to Vivian J. Rondeau for 32 years.

Born in Central Falls, a son of the late Jules and Loretta (Senecal) Samson, he resided in Burrillville before moving to Lincoln six years ago. Rene proudly served in the United Sates Air Force.

Rene was a plasterer with Samson’s Plastering, Pawtucket, for many years until retiring. He enjoyed traveling and was a Friend of Bill W. for over 35 years.

Besides Vivian, he leaves his daughter, Donna Sylvia and her husband, Lee, of Rehoboth, Mass.; two grandsons, Jacob D. Sylvia and Lucas A. Sylvia both of Seekonk, Mass.; a brother, Raymond Samson and his wife, Maureen, of Pawtucket; a sister, Doris Desorcy of South Carolina; Vivian’s children, Jo Ann Hillier and her husband, Kevin, of New Smyrna, Florida, Michael Soares of Lincoln and Denise McManaman and her husband, David, of Deland, Florida, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Rene was the father of the late Rene J. Samson and the brother of the late Ronald Samson and Connie Caron.

Visitation will begin Monday, Nov. 4, at 11 a.m., followed by services at 1 p.m. at William W, Tripp Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be appreciated. Visit .