Ronald F. DoucetteJanuary 01,2013Ronald F. Doucette
NEW BERN, N.C. — Ronald F. Doucette, 78, died Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012.
A native of Montpelier, Vt., he was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
In Rutland, Vt., he was employed with AT&T and a member of BPOE Lodge 345, Rotary Club, Italian American Club and Proctor-Pittsford Country Club.
In New Bern, he was a member of St. Paul Catholic Church and BPOE Lodge 764, and was a Little League coach.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Mulligan Doucette, of New Bern; five children, Charlie Doucette, of Big Run, Pa., Cindy Bien, of Apple Valley, Calif., Lisa Johns, of Kannapolis, Dr. Valerie Brooke, of Pittsburgh, and Marybeth Doucette, of Dayton, Ohio; and five grandchildren.
The celebration of his life will be held at a later date in Vermont.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society, 930A Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27858, www.cancer.org.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pollock-Best Funerals & Cremations. For condolences, visit www.pollockbest.com.
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: osh O'Gorman reports on the impact of state budget cuts on state colleges, Rutland Town welcomes Donna Zeller as town clerk, Bryanna Allen in Killington for chili cookoff and Haley talks up the big Shrine game with N.H. and Vt.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits: Teddy Roosevelt makes Americans believe the poor, peace-loving, misunderstood piranha is a vicious, dangerous animal.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: Teamsters leader Jimmy Hoffa disappears on this day in 1975, on this day in 2003, the last Volkswagen Type I, the Beetle, rolls off the assembly line in Mexico, Ambrose Bierce on the classifications of homicide.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Seals have figured out fish they like to eat gather in schools around turbines in offshore wind farms. But the environment is not without hazards, maintenance vessels and noise pollution.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Vermont Yankee announces final day of nuclear power generation in Vermont, storm brings floods back to Chester, Castleton town manager to resign office, chronic offender sentenced to 25 years for sexual assault.
- TODAY'S WEATHER MINUTE: Rutland Herald content editor Rich Alcott shares local weather information and easily digestible news tidbits: Archaeologists find a leather shoe in a cave in Armenia that predates the Pyramids by more than a thousand years.