Sheila A. Deneault – Cumberland

Sheila A. Deneault – Cumberland

Sheila A. Deneault, 81, of Cumberland, passed away peacefully with her family by her side Friday, May 1, 2020.

She was the beloved wife of Roland E. Deneault. They were happily married for 61 years. Born in Pawtucket, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Grace (Brophy) McHale.

Sheila worked for the Woonsocket Call and Pawtucket Times Newspapers for 11 years. She was also an executive secretary for the Central Falls Housing Authority, retiring in 2004. She enjoyed traveling with Roland, but what she loved most of all, was time spent with her family, especially her grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she is survived by her children Kathleen Thibault and her husband, Robert, Thomas Deneault and his wife, Laurie, Ellen Caruso and her husband, David, and William Deneault and his wife, Angela. Sheila is also survived by her seven grandchildren, Tara, Lauren, Elizabeth, Julia, TJ, Ben and Avery and a great-grandson, Brody; as well as her brother, Patrick McHale (Kathy), her brother-in-law, Richard Deneault and his wife, Jeanne.

In Sheila's memory, please consider making a donation to the Alzheimer's Association of Rhode Island, your local animal shelter or perform a random act of kindness.

A memorial Mass and celebration of Sheila's life will be held at a later date.