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Official Obituary of

Normand R. Gauthier

March 10, 2024

Normand Gauthier Obituary

Normand Romeo Gauthier, 82, of Attleboro, MA and Hollywood, FL died March 10, 2024 in Memorial Hospital, Hollywood, FL. He was the beloved husband of 62 years of Suzanne (Marcotte) Gauthier. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Romeo and Sylvia (Baillargeon) Gauthier.

Normand was a member of the National Guard in RI in his early married life. In his trade he was a toolmaker for multiple companies, ultimately retiring from Texas Instruments after over 20 years of service. Relied on to fix anything, admired by his peers, and endeared to the employees on the line.

"The Moose" had many long lasting friends that he cherished. He enjoyed and excelled at many sports throughout his life, from hockey, bowling, quoits, and horseshoes. As a scratch golfer, he won many championships, and enjoyed playing courses all over the world with his wife Sue and friends. He enjoyed poker nights, and was a skilled handicapper at the track. He loved his family and looked forward to visits and calls filled with love and laughter.

Along with his wife Suzanne, he leaves their children; Celeste Gentile of Smithfield, Christine Cloutier and her husband, Dr. James Cloutier of North Smithfield, Carolyn Solari and her husband, Donald Solari of Attleboro, and Scott Gauthier of Attleboro; as well as his ten grandchildren, Eric, Angela, and Hope Gentile; Julia, Austin, Jessica, and Lauren Cloutier; Adriana, Andrew, and Ryan Solari; his nephew Glen Gauthier; and three nieces, Michelle Gauthier, Danielle Santello and Lucie Prudhomme. He was predeceased by his brother, Roger Gauthier.

His funeral will be held Friday April 12, 2024 at 9am from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Agatha's Church, 34 Joffre Ave, Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, West Wrentham Rd., Cumberland. Calling hours are Thursday, April 11, from 4-7pm. Please feel free to wear bright colors in honor of his cherished winter vacations to Florida. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the Rhode Island Chapter of the American Red Cross online at or by mail to PO Box 37839, Boone, IA 50037-0839.

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April 11, 2024

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

Mass of Christian Burial
April 12, 2024

10:00 AM
St. Agatha's Church
34 Joffre Ave
Woonsocket, RI 02895


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