Dr. George E. Vezina, D.D.S., 70, of Warwick, died October 1, 2013, at Sunny View Nursing Home surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Helen M. (Trainor) Taraborelli Vezina to whom he was married for 38 years.
Born in Woonsocket, a son of the late Dr. George O. and Marie (Kaskiw) Vezina, D.D.S., he had been an East Greenwich resident for 25 years before moving to Warwick two years ago. For 37 years Dr. Vezina practiced pediatric dentistry eventually seeing the children of his original patients. A graduate of Providence College, Dr. Vezina served in the United States Army Reserve and attended the Baltimore College of Dentistry. He then specialized in Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and completed his residency in Anthesiology.
He was the loving father of Anthony J. Taraborelli of Woonsocket, Kenric A. Vezina of Falls Church, Virginia, Nicholas C. Vezina and his wife, Robin of Blacksburg, Vir. and Coery N. Vezina of Falls Church, Vir. He was the brother of Elizabeth Bonfiglio of Venice, Florida.
His funeral will be Saturday at 8:45 a.m. from the Frank P. Trainor & Sons Funeral Home, 982 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Mass of Christian Burial in St. Gregory the Great Church, Cowesett Road, Warwick at 10 a.m. Calling Hours Friday 5-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory to the American Cancer Society 30 Speen Street Framingham, MA 01701 will be appreciated. Dr. Vezina’s family wishes to thank the staff at Sunny View Nursing Home for their warm and loving care. Burial with military honors will be in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick. Condolences please visit www.trainorfh.com.