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Pichette, Donald B., 74, of Peach Orchard Drive, Riverside, died peacefully on November 25, 2011 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Joan L. (Fuller) Pichette.
Born in Brockton, MA, a son of the late George and Esther (Caton) Pichette, he was a lifelong resident of Riverside.
Mr. Pichette was a supervisor in the tool and dye division of Josten’s Inc. of Attleboro, MA for 35 years, before retiring in 2001.
Donald enjoyed sporting events, traveling and gardening. He was a United States Navy Veteran.
Besides his wife of 49 years, he is survived by a son; Steven G. Pichette of Riverside, a daughter; Cynthia L. Ricci of Riverside, two grandchildren; Jennifer C. Ricci and Matthew T. Ricci, both of Riverside, two sisters; Carol Whitcomb of San Antonio, TX and Charlene M. Schkenberg of Virginia and several nieces and nephews.
His funeral will be held on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 8:45 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Brendan Church, Turner Avenue Riverside at 10 a.m. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.
Calling hours are Monday 5-8 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Donald’s memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated. www.wrwatsonfuneralhome.com