Arlene R. Charron

Mrs. Arlene R. Charron (Duquette) 91 of Warwick passed away peacefully at The West Shore Health Center in Warwick surronded by her family after a long illness. After many years of being a homemaker, Mrs. Charron worked as a Crossing Guard in Warwick until her retirement in 1989. Arlene was the wife of the late Raymond J.L. Charron for 45 years. Born in 1923 in Coventry Rhode Island, she was the daughter of Adelard and Evelina (Duquette) Duquette. Mrs. Charron lived in Warwick for most of her life. She is survived by her four children Bruce R. Charron and his wife Lorianne, Roger Charron, Gail Yanku and her husband Steven, and Raymond Charron and his wife Donna. She was also the mother of the late Gary M. Charron. Arlene was the grandmother of Corey Williams, Amy Sylvia and her husband Roger, Adam Charron, Peter Charron, Max Yanku, Eric Yanku, Janelle Charron, and Kristin Bove, as well as many neices, nephews and 4 great grandchildren. Mrs. Charron was lovingly cared for by Natalie Maldonado for many years up until the end of her life. She was the sister of the late Julia Provost, Palmer Deroin, Irene Lague , Jeanette Meurnier , Bertha Thouotte, Gerard Duquette, and Aldege (Duke) Duquette. Being an avid lover of the outdoors, Mrs. Charron ensured that her childrens' youth was filled with car rides to the woods surrounding Black Rock pond to meet with family and friends, where they explored nature, picnicked, and hiked through the trails. There were many summers when she would bring her children, along with her sisters' and their families to Oakland Beach almost every day! A collector of antiques, many a Sunday afternoon was spent traveling with her sisters to Putnam, CT searching for treasures. She was an accomplished pianist, and during her single years Mrs. Charron often performed on weekends at the Show Boat Restaurant in Coventry, RI. To walk was her passion, and she continued to do so up until the later years of her life. Mrs. Charron was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima/ St. Clements parish in Warwick. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to WRARI Wild Life Rehabilitators Of Rhode Island- 25 Shermantown Road Saunderstown, RI 02874 or The Alzheimer's Association - Rhode Island Chapter 245 Waterman Street Suite #306 Providence, RI 02906.

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Cheri and Alan Yanku - 03/11/2015

So sorry for your loss. Your mom was the sweetest!

Cindy Freedman - 03/11/2015

Gail, my most heartfelt sympathies go out to you and your family. May the loving memories of your mother get you through this difficult time.

RAS - 03/11/2015

Visions of Gail & the Boys jumping off a boat & digging in the mud at low tide.

Rest in Peace Arlene Charron.

Lisa Gebler - 03/11/2015

What beautiful memories of her. We were all so lucky that our childhoods were filled with woods, blueberry picking, and all the Matounts always around us speaking french with each other. I'm so sorry for everyone's loss.

Barbara Quintin - 03/11/2015

Bruce, I am so sorry for your loss.Thinking of you and your family with utmost sympathy.

Ken and Dale Boyle - 03/11/2015

We are so sorry for your loss. Mothers are special gifts in our lives. May your happy memories bring you much comfort. Fondly, Ken and Dale

Donna Jusczyk - 03/11/2015

What a wonderful woman to have known. Her laughter and love of live will always be remembered. I too will cherish all of those fun times we had picnicking with Aunt arlene and all of our cousins way back when. My thoughts are with you all.

Shawn & Paula Tivey - 03/11/2015

Raymond, we are sorry for your loss. Your mom always had the nicest stories to tell, and always with a smile on her face.

Debby - 03/11/2015

so sorry for the loss of your mom, she was a lovely person and very special friend to my mom Shirley

The Wells Family - 03/11/2015

Gail and Steve, Max and Eric, So sorry for your loss.
Your in our thoughts! With love, Jen and Phil, Guy and Lauren, and brother Tom

Mike & Rachel McNally - 03/11/2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Mike & Rachel

Margie - 03/11/2015

My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. In the short time that I was with your family, I always saw your mom. Auntie Arlene and Bertha Thuotte as two peas in a pod. Two women whom I admired, and truly knew how to embrace and enjoy life. Much love and comfort to all of you.

Sister Claire Provost - 03/13/2015

I have such fond memories of my aun Arline and to you her children I offer my sincere sympathy. Your mom lived a full life and a happy life, I wish the same for all of you.
My thoughts an prayers are with you as you journey through this time of loss.

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