William D. Parenteau, Jr., 80, the owner and operator of the former Bill Parenteau & Sons Construction, passed away Monday, April 8, 2013 at home. He was the beloved husband of Geraldine M. (Bromiley) Parenteau.
He was the son of the late William D. and Rachel M. (Genest) Parenteau, Sr. Mr. Parenteau was an Air Force veteran of the Korean War and enjoyed playing baseball and coaching little league.
He was the loving father of Donna A. Boffi and her husband, Frank, Michael W. Parenteau and his wife, Shelia, Debra L. Poitras and her husband, Stephen, William M. Parenteau and his wife, Helen, Mark D. Parenteau and his wife, Georgia and Kerry L. Pascetta and her husband, Marc; devoted grandfather of Erin, Kelly, Desiree, Rachel, Sophie, Mia, Kristen, Valerie, Julia and Emily. He was the brother of Muriel L. Benison.
His funeral will be Friday, April 12, at 8:45 a.m. from the Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Home, 2435 Warwick Ave. with a Mass of Christian Burial in SS. John & Paul Church, South Main St., at 10 a.m. Burial with military honors will be in Rhode Island Veterans’ Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours
Thursday 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, contributions to VNA Care of New England Hospice, 51 Health Lane, Warwick, RI 02886, will be appreciated.
Information and condolences, visit TheQuinnFuneralHome.com.