Michael M. Menard, 58, of North Smithfield, died October 11, 2021, in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence.
He was the husband of Dawn (Caraman) Menard, whom he married October 27, 1990. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Gerald Menard of Woonsocket, and the late Joyce (Lenz) Menard.
Mike was a facility manager for Charles River Apparel, Sharon, Mass. He previously owned his own company, Jomeg Construction, and had worked for International Ventures, where he traveled the world, building and remodeling U.S. Embassies. An avid poker player, he competed in the World Series of Poker. He loved golfing, motorcycles, and his pitbulls. Following in his father's footsteps, Mike's greatest passion was hockey. He was a gifted athlete, who played with and against some of the best players in the country.
Besides his wife, Dawn, and father, Gerald, he leaves three daughters, Jordan Menard of Pawtucket, and Megan and Tayla Menard, both of North Smithfield; his siblings, Peter Menard of Ft. Myers, Fla., Lisa Menard of Woonsocket, and David Menard of Puerto Rico; his nephews, Blake Michael Menard, and Anthony and Joey Caraman; and his nieces, Sadie and Jade Guertin.
His funeral will be held Friday, October 15, 2021, at 9 a.m., from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m., in Holy Trinity Church, 1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery. Calling hours are Thursday, October 14, from 4 to 7 p.m.
Flowers may be sent to the funeral home, or memorial contributions may be made to HopeHealth, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904. Visit www.holtfuneralhome.com .