Gaudette, Richard N.
80, Most recently of Gulf Breeze, Florida and formerly of
Coventry, Rhode Island passed away after a short battle
of liver cancer on Sunday, December 10th, 2017 at the
West Florida Covenant Hospice Center in Florida.
He is survived by his beloved wife Joan (Mulhearn) Gaudette
of 57 years. His beloved children, James R. Gaudette of
Massachusetts, Robert E. Gaudette of West Warwick
and a daughter Cathy M. Gaudette of Gulf Breeze,
Florida. As well as six grandchildren, Robert Gaudette Jr.
Nicolle Gaudette, Kaylin Pelletier, Marissa Pelletier,
Alyssa Gaudette and Danielle Gaudette. Richard also
leaves behind a sister, Beverly J. LeBrun and a
Brother in law Arthur LeBrun. Richard was the son of
Clarence and Irene (Maleski) Gaudette. He was employed
as a Manager at Sherwin Williams Company for seven
years and then went on as a Manager at Sears Roebuck
Company in the paint department for 10 years. After that
he started his own business Gaudette Painting Company
for about nineteen years upon retirement. He was a member of
The Knights of Columbus in Coventry for many years. He was
very active throughout his life but his true passion was his
family. He coached the Coventry Babe Ruth Baseball
League for his sons and the Coventry Girls Softball
League for his daughter. An avid golfer since the age of
Fifteen he played up until this past September. He had many
other interests but he loved Golf, Hunting, Fishing and shopping
and spending time with his family. His everlasting Smile and his
quality of bringing humor into our lives and his down to earth
demeanor will be sorely missed.