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.
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