Leo Bruno Héroux – Bristol

Leo Bruno Héroux – Bristol

Leo Bruno Héroux, age 96, passed away Friday, Oct. 25, 2019, at the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol, R.I. He was the husband of the late Anne-Marie (Broeckx) Héroux of Normandy, France.

Leo was born in Lowell, Mass., Sept. 21, 1923, to Fortunat Héroux and Anysie (Rousseau) Héroux. At a very young age, he and his family moved to Central Falls, R.I., where he attended Sacred Heart Academy and later worked as a dyeing machine tender in Lincoln, R.I. He was drafted into the Army during WWII and participated bravely in the D-Day landing at Omaha Beach in Normandy, France, on June 6, 1944.

Leo is survived by four children: Norman Héroux (and wife Lilliane) of Sorgues, France; Nancy Héroux (and husband Gilles Thériault) of Montreal, Canada; Béatrice Vial (and husband Gérard Vial) of Caromb, France; and Leslie Héroux (and wife Arlène) of Sorgues, France. He leaves nine grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. Besides his wife and his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Antonio, Edouard and Rodrique Héroux.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Donations in his memory may be made to the Rhode Island Veterans Home, 480 Metacom Avenue, Bristol, RI 02809.

Condolences and a full obituary are available at www.monahandrabblesherman.com .