Roger P. Dufresne – Woonsocket

Roger P. Dufresne – Woonsocket

Roger P. Dufresne, 85, of Woonsocket, R.I., passed away on November 26, 2020, at Trinity Health Center.

He is the beloved husband of the late Claudette P. (Ouellette) Dufresne. He is the loving father of Paul Dufresne and his wife, Janet, of Chesapeake, Va., Denise Dufresne of North Providence, R.I., and Peter Dufresne of Woonsocket, R.I. He leaves his cherished grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Born in Woonsocket, R.I., on October 22, 1935, he is the son of the late Eugene and Adrienne (Larochelle) Dufrense and the brother of Janet Loether of Florida and the late Irene Carpentier. He also leaves his nieces and nephews.

Roger was a lifelong resident of Woonsocket and worked at J&J Corrugated and Georgia Pacific, retiring in 2007.

He served in the Army National Guard of Rhode Island with Company B 118th Engr Bn (INF DIV).

Roger was an avid fisherman, enjoyed dancing and was active at the Woonsocket Senior Center. He will be greatly missed.

Funeral will be held on Monday, September 20, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., at St. Joseph Church, 1200 Mendon Road, Woonsocket. Interment will follow at St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery, Bellingham, Mass. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Arrangements are under the direction of Cartier’s Funeral Home, 151 So. Main St., Bellingham, Mass.

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