Michael A. Rochefort, 65, of Dayville, Connecticut, died July 5, 2020 in his home. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of Bernadette (Dubois) Rochefort, of Woonsocket, and the late Lawrence J. Rochefort.
Mr. Rochefort was a 1977 graduate of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (formerly Newark College of Engineering) where he served, for two terms, as Chancellor for the Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity. He was the Director of PVC Marketing and Sales for Ronald Mark Associates, Hillside, NJ from 1985 until the present. Michael was part owner and operator of the former Tumbleweeds Restaurant in Danielson, CT. He was a former Board Member, Coach and Officer of the Killingly Little League for many years as well as coaching Killingly Junior Girls Soccer. Michael was a member of the Danielson Lodge of Elks #1706.
Besides his mother, he leaves two daughters, Jaime Lynn Findon-Henry and her husband Nolan Margo of New Boston, NH and Laura Jane Albert and her husband Brett of Bridgewater, MA; his brother, Thomas Rochefort of Woonsocket, RI; three sisters, Kathleen Courtney and her husband Scott of Cumberland, RI, Patricia Thibeault and her husband Normand of Dayville, CT, and Elizabeth Gamache and her husband Michael of Woonsocket, RI; three beautiful grandchildren, Isla Findon-Henry, Cole and Kailey Albert; many nieces and nephews whom he always loved to impart his wisdom. He was predeceased by his son, Craig Michael Rochefort.
Private funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, RI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to COPD Foundation, 3300 Ponce De Leon Blvd, Miami, FL 33134
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