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Roland R. Bouvier
& Maria R. Bouvier
CUMBERLAND- Roland R. Bouvier & Maria R. (Viera) Bouvier, both passed away Sunday at home. They were married for 49 years.
Both were born in Woonsocket. Roland was the son of the late Raoul and Lida (Gosselin) Bouvier and Maria was the daughter of the late Manuel and Virginia (St. Martin) Viera.
They lived most of their lives in Cumberland and previously resided in Bellingham.
Mr. Bouvier was a line foreman for the former New England Power Systems now National Grid for 38 years.
Mrs. Bouvier was a registered nurse starting her nursing career in the former Woonsocket Hospital, now Landmark Medical Center, then working for the Wrentham State School and R.I. Hospital before retiring from the Globe Park School, Woonsocket.
They were communicants of St. John Vianney Church, Cumberland.
They were formerly members of the Abbott Run Valley Swim Club, Cumberland and Mr. Bouvier was a former mason with the Lafayette Lodge, Cumberland.
They leave behind one daughter Danielle R. Swistak of Cumberland and two sons, Jason R. Bouvier of Cumberland and Jamie J. Bouvier of North Attleboro. Seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Bouvier also leaves one sister Emmanuella Walsh of Millville, MA.
Mr. Bouvier was also the brother of the late Rena Elliotte.
A Celebration of their life will be held Friday with a service at 7 PM in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Cumberland. Burial will be private.
Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours will be held Friday 4 to 8 PM.