Jean “John” W. Bileau – Woonsocket

Jean “John” W. Bileau – Woonsocket

Jean “John” W. Bileau, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, at Roger Williams Hospital.

He was the beloved husband of Pauline (Lambert) Bileau for 61 years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Joseph and Rina (Berard) Bileau.

John was a beloved and respected city business owner for many years. He was the co-owner/operator of Bileau Oil, Bileau’s Greenhouses, and Frosty Soft-Serve Ice Cream Trucks. He loved to spend time with family and friends reminiscing about the old days, working in his woodworking shop, and was an avid Red Sox fan.

Besides his beloved wife, Pauline, he is survived by his seven children, Jeanne Mandeville and her husband, Richard, of Lincoln, Jackie Boudreau and her husband, Rene, of North Smithfield, Muriel Lahousse and her husband, George, of Douglas, Mass., Polly Parenteau and her partner, Ronnie Dubois, of Woonsocket, John Bileau and his wife, Darlene, of Woonsocket, Michelle Marandola and her husband, Craig, of Woonsocket, and Danielle Gibeau and her husband, Eric, of Lincoln; five brothers, Ovila Bileau of Lincoln, Raoul “Ralph” Bileau of Lincoln, Joseph Bileau Jr. of Woonsocket, Richard Bileau of Bellingham, Mass., and Roger Bileau of Burrillville; seven sisters, Louise Mencucci of Woonsocket, Doris Andreoni of Cumberland, Alice Peters of Woonsocket, Constance Woodbine of North Kingstown, Cecile Charron of Conn., Pauline Brodeur of Woonsocket, and Denise Dubois of Woonsocket, 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. He also was the brother of the late Normand Bileau.

His funeral services are private. The S. DiPardo Memorial Chapel Funeral Home, located at 1583 Diamond Hill Road, Woonsocket, RI 02895, is in charge of the arrangements.