Clifford Ralph Villeneuve Jr.November 7, 1941 ~ October 25, 2017 (age 75)
Cumberland – Clifford Ralph Villeneuve, Jr., 75, of Magnolia Lane, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family, Wednesday, October 25, 2017. He was the beloved husband of Shirley (Tager) Villeneuve married for 53 years and blessed with a celebration of their 50th wedding anniversary.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Clifford and Gloria (Diamantopoolos) Villeneuve, he had lived in Cumberland for the past forty-two years.
Mr. Villeneuve was a U. S. Navy veteran of the Cuban Missile Crisis. Clifford was a third generation Locksmith and was employed by Quonset Pointe Base, Davisville Port for the Navy Seabees Naval construction battalion, after the military Base closings he then worked for the VA Medical Center, Providence where he retired in 1994. He later joined his son's business, C&R Locksmiths.
Besides his wife, he is survived by a son, Robert Villeneuve of Clermont, Florida; a daughter, Gail (Villeneuve) Dubois of Cumberland; one brother, Ronald Villeneuve of Orlando, Florida; two "cherished" grandchildren, Ashley Dubois of East Greenwich and Allison Dubois of Cumberland and many loving nieces and nephews.
Clifford will be greatly missed and fondly remembered as a loving husband, father, brother and uncle.
A Liturgy of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. in Church of St. Basil the Great, 15 Skyview Drive, Lincoln. Burial will follow with military honors, in St. Basil the Great Cemetery, Curran Road, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are invited, visitation prior to the service from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, a contribution in memory of Clifford R. Villeneuve Jr. to Nathan's Angels Memorial Foundation, P.O. Box 7584, Cumberland, RI 02864 is appreciated, www.nathansangels.com.
Nathan's Angels Memorial Foundation
P.O. Box 7584, Cumberland RI 02864