Posted on Monday, 30th April 2012 | New Bedford
(04/30/12) Roger R. Rousseau, 84, of Summer St., Somerset, husband of the late Rita (Proulx) Rousseau, died Saturday, April 28, 2012.
A Navy veteran of WW II, he was a self employed master carpenter and builder, construction foreman for Stop & Shop Supermarkets and Bradlees, and shop foreman for Stop & Shop. He was a member of the Carpenter’s Union, Local 424.
He leaves daughters, Denise Hebert of New Port Richey, FL, and Michele C. “Midge” Rousseau of Somerset; grandchildren, Bethany Swindelles (Nicole Samiagio) of Westerly, RI, and Edward Swindelles (Emily) of Vernon, CT; a grandson, Nathan Swindelles; a brother, Ronald Rousseau (Norma) of Fall River; and nieces and nephews. He was the son of the late Emile and Rosa (Limoges) Rousseau; and the brother of the late Lorraine Rousseau, Rita Auger, Doris Kulungian, and Clarice Jupin.
His funeral mass was held Tuesday at 11:00 AM in St. Louis de France Church, Swansea. Burial was in Nathan Slade Cemetery, Somerset. Donations to Diabetes Assn., 170 Pleasant St., Fall River MA 02720 appreciated. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com. Funeral arrangements entrusted to AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME.
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