Theodore "Ted" N Bessette -- Coventry

Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory Theodore N. "Ted" Bessette, 77, of Lane A, Coventry, RI, passed away on Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at Roger Williams Hospital, Providence, RI.

Born in Plainfield, CT he was the husband of the late Elaine E. (Reis) Bessette and the son of the late Theodore H. and Odelie (Lisee) Bessette. Ted was a Supervisor Foreman for Stanley-Bostitch in East Greenwich, RI for twenty-nine years before retiring in 1988. He was a US Army Veteran of the Korean War.

Theodore is survived by two daughters; Dianne Vadeboncoeur of Cranston, RI and Lori Barger of Mamaroneck, NY, a sister; Arlene Belanger of Bristol, CT, four grandchildren; Tracy Vadeboncoeur, Jeffrey Vadeboncoeur, Amanda Barger and Brendan Barger. He was predeceased by a sister; Theresa Belanger and a brother; Raymond Bessette.

A Remembrance Gathering will be held on Saturday, February 2, 2013 from 4:00 to 8:00 pm at the home of Dianne Vadeboncoeur, 132 Davis Avenue, Cranston, RI.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Roger Williams Cancer Center and Geriatrics Surgical Oncology, 825 Chalkstone Avenue, Providence, RI 02908.

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Condolence Messages
I was so sorry to hear the passing of Ted , he was a great caring person. May god bless him.
-- Gary Imondi (02/23/13)

Reported: 01/30/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)

By: Gorton-Menard Funeral Home & Crematory (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)

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