Ronald A. Robichaud, Sr.,
74, of Lincoln, died peacefully Sunday, November 27, 2016 at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Leona I. (Lambert) Robichaud. Born in Central Falls, he was a son of the late Alphonse ‘Buster’ and Juliette (Picard) Robichaud.
Mr. Robichaud established his roots in the community working for his father at Buster’s Oil Service from age 14 until he purchased the business in the 1980’s. Mr. Robichaud was the owner of Buster’s Oil Service until his retirement in 2002.
Ron also served for many years as a committee member for Boy Scout Troup #64 in Saylesville, RI. In his later years he enjoyed the company of his beloved dog Rocky; the two were inseparable.
He is survived by his son Ronald A. Robichaud Jr. of Central Falls; daughters Michele Stroupe of Cumberland and Lisa Robichaud of Lincoln; a brother Robert Robichaud of Cumberland; a sister Lucille Dickinson of Lincoln; 6 grandchildren Benjamin Robichaud, Tiffany and Melissa Babbitt, Nicholas, Dustin and Sean Parks and 3 great grandchildren Lily and Izabella Robichaud and Jackson Stumpf. He was also the brother of the late Doris LeMay.
His funeral will be held on Friday December 2nd at 8:45 am from the Lincoln Funeral Home, 1501 Lonsdale Ave., Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am in St. Jude’s Church, 301 Front St., Lincoln. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. Calling hours are Thursday, evening December 1st from 5:00 – 8:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Ronald’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.
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