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Chief Rene R. Coutu

Chief Rene R. Coutu

Birth
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 60)
Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Burial East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA
Plot 23 0159 1
Memorial ID 62719076 · View Source
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Chief Rene R. Coutu CFFD , 60, passed peacefully December 7th, 2010 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Denise (Godin) Coutu. They have been married for 33 years.

He was a 40 year member of the Central Falls Fire Department and Chief for the past 25 years. With grace and dedication Rene was also an Assistant Deputy State Fire Marshall, Chairman of the Fire Safety Board of Appeal and Review, past president of the RI Fire Chief's Association, and member of the International Fire Marshals Association.

Born in Pawtucket, a son of Lucille Coutu of Central Falls and the late Chief Robert A. Coutu, CFFD. Besides his wife and mother he is survived by two daughters, Lisanne Landi and her husband Chris of Warwick, Laura Young and her husband Stephen of Smithfield, a brother Denis Coutu, three sisters, Paulette Larocque, Michelle Lavergne and Lisa Williams.

His funeral was held Saturday from the Keefe Funeral Home, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Spirit Parish, Central Falls. Burial followed in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence.

In lieu of flowers memorial gifts may be made to the Chief Coutu Memorial Equipment Fund, 150 Illinois St, Central Falls, RI, 02863.

Published in the Providence Journal on December 9, 2010


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  • Created by: SCVet
  • Added: 9 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62719076
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Chief Rene R. Coutu (14 Mar 1950–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62719076, citing Gate of Heaven Cemetery, East Providence, Providence County, Rhode Island, USA ; Maintained by SCVet (contributor 47208046) .