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Richard A. Fortin

October 18, 1932 ~ November 16, 2017 (age 85)

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November 19, 2017

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Bellows Funeral Chapel
160 River Road
Lincoln, RI 02865

Mass of Christian Burial
November 20, 2017

9:00 AM
Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul
30 Fenner Street
Providence, RI 02903

Burial with Military Honors
November 20, 2017

Swan Point Cemetery
585 Blackstone Boulevard,
Providence, RI 02906

Lincoln – Richard A. Fortin, 85, of Lincoln passed away peacefully Thursday, November 16, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Janet A. (Lehoullier) Fortin.

   Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late William D. and Hilda (Farrell) Fortin, he had lived in Lincoln for the past 47 years.

   He was the owner of W. D. Fortin Plumbing & Sprinkling Company, Pawtucket for many years before retiring in 2006. He was a URI graduate with an Industrial Engineering Degree.

   Richard served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

   He is survived by his loving daughter, Roselin Fortin of Lincoln; his brother, William Fortin of Madison, NH; his beloved granddaughters, Madison, Davis and Camille, all of Lincoln; and several nieces and nephews.

   His funeral will be held Monday, November 20 at 8 A.M. from Bellows Funeral Chapel, 160 River Road, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 9 A.M. in the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul, 30 Fenner Street, Providence. Burial, with military honors, will be in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence.

   Relatives and friends are invited and may call Sunday 2-5 P.M. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

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