Welcome to the memorial page for

T. Neal McQuade

August 2, 2017

T. Neal McQuade, 86, of Blackstone, MA, passed away Wednesday, August

2, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center in

Northbridge, MA after a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of

the late Pauline (Daigle) McQuade, whom he married on April 16, 1955.

They were together for 52 years before her passing in 2007.  Neal, as

he was familiarly called, was born in Woonsocket, RI;  the youngest

child of the late William T. and Mary (Hewitt) McQuade.

Mr. McQuade retired from the Blackstone-Millville Regional Jr.-Sr.

High School in 1990 after 35 years of teaching.  He also previously

taught in Northbridge, MA and Woonsocket, RI.  Once retired from

teaching, he worked as a draftsman for Unique Homes in Medfield, MA

for 23 years.  Neal attended Providence College and graduated in 1953

with a bachelor's degree in History and English.  Since then he has

remained connected to the college through his children, grandchildren

and regular visits.

Neal McQuade was a humble, generous, faithful man, who dedicated his

life to his family. He was the loving father of Timothy McQuade of

Harrisville, the late Eileen Roy, Maureen Brushett and Christine Berthelette, both of

Blackstone, Karen Dumais of Pascoag, and John McQuade of Naperville,

Illinois.  He is also survived by twelve grandchildren and one

great-granddaughter.  He was the brother of the late William and James

McQuade, Zita Carriere, Sal Deslauriers, Eileen Furman and Betty


His funeral will be held Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at 9 AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Church, 1409 Park Ave., Woonsocket.  Burial will follow in St. Charles Cemetery, Farm St., Blackstone.  Calling hours are Monday from 4 – 7 PM. 

 Service Information

August 7, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Holt Funeral Home
510 So. Main St.
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Mass of Christian Burial
August 8, 2017

10:00 AM
Holy Trinity Parish
1409 Park Avenue
Woonsocket, RI 02895

August 8, 2017

11:15 AM
St. Charles Cemetery
Farm St.
Blackstone, MA 01504

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