Gregory M. LaMarre
Date of Passing:
LaMarre, Gregory M., 63, formerly of Rumford, died unexpectedly on July 8, 2020 at Rhode Island Hospital. He was the beloved husband of Karin Lyn (Peterson) LaMarre.
Born in Providence, a son of Margaret Ann (O’Connell) LaMarre of Riverside and the late Maurice J. LaMarre, he lived in North Dighton, MA for 16 years previously residing in Rumford.
Mr. LaMarre was a member of the East Providence Fire Department for 19 years before retiring as a Captain in 2001.
Gregory received an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science from CCRI Class of 1987.
A sports enthusiast, he was a devoted New England Patriots, Boston Red Sox, Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics fan.
Greg was a talented sailor who spent many years on Narragansett Bay. He enjoyed reading and bowling and was a member of the Townies Bowling League.
Besides his wife of thirty four years, he is survived by a daughter, Hayley L. LaMarre of Riverside; a son, Dewey E. LaMarre of North Dighton, MA; three sisters, Joyce LaMarre of El Paso, TX, Maribeth LaMarre of Canton, MA and Carolyn LaMarre of Seekonk, MA; a brother, Keith LaMarre of Cape Elizabeth, ME and several nieces and nephews.
A Celebration of his Life will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside on a date and time to be announced. Contributions in Gregory’s memory to Save the Bay, 100 Save the Bay Drive, Providence, RI 02905 would be deeply appreciated.