Edward A. Montmarquet

Edward Montmarquet 70, of Birch Street in Cranston, passed away on Thursday April 21, 2016 at Rhode Island Hospital after a brief illness. He was the son of the late Ernest A. and Catherine (Denvers) Montmarquet. He leaves behind two daughters Robin L. Jones, Amanda J. Peloquin and one son Timothy E. Palmquist. He also leaves behind seven grandchildren whom he loved very much, Terri L. Cole, Victoria L. Jones, Dylan J. and Ava L. Peloquin, Brendan M., Mathew, and Logan Palmquist. Edward loved motorcycles and was a member of the Fifth Chapter motorcycle club. He loved to tell jokes and always had a new one to spring on you. He had a wonderful sense of humor, was easy going and always offered words of encouragement to his children and grandchildren. This is how his oldest granddaughter, Terri, remembers him....

"Grandpa-my initiator of cultural curiosity. I remember when he bought me a necklace from Egypt with my name in hieroglyphics and I became obsessed with Egyptian history (although briefly). I haven't thought about that memory for the longest time until now. How easy it is to forget that often that our passions derive from some small, seemingly insignificant spark. It's difficult not being home to honor his memory with family, but today, as I'm simultaneously soaking in nostalgia and yet excitedly exploring a new country, I'm reminded of his encouragement and love for travel. I know he'd hate a stream of tears, so I'll honor him by drinking loads of coffee, eating pastry, and thinking up the best jokes I can. "

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Caroline Kinney - 04/25/2016

Robin and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all. Love you!

Duke - 04/25/2016

My Friend,

I often wonder how quickly we get caught up in life's tangled web. Most of the time we keep our lives so busy, never taking the time by reaching out to the love one's we imagine so dear.

You were funny, gentle and a loving person. Your smile was as of the sun just peaking over the mountain.

I am so glad too have been your son-in-law.

"Into his hands, you have committed your spirit".

You will be missed!

Jean Manocchia - 04/26/2016

Dear Robin & family,
I was so sorry to read of the loss of your father. I have heard stories about him over the years but I am sorry I never had the opportunity to meet him. It is never easy to lose a parent but I am so happy that you have some wonderful memories and words of wisdom to help comfort you during this difficult time.

Sending you all my love,
Aunt Jean

Sharron Scofield - 04/26/2016

I am so sorry to hear about Ed's passing. He was one of the funniest guys with a healthy sprinkling of sarcasm. I heard his laugh when I read his granddaughters words. Godspeed my friend.

Donna Otlowski - 04/26/2016

To my big brother, Ed: I remember so many of the funny and foolish things of our childhood and am so sorry I won't be able to pick up the phone and hear your jokes again. Embrace Mom and Dad and rest peacefully, Ed - I love you.

Randy E. Hagenberg - 04/26/2016

Robin and family. I'm very sorry for your loss. He sounds like he was a great guy. Blessing!!

Donna Potter - 04/26/2016

Donna, Jim, Sandy, Danny, Timothy, I am so sad to read of Eddie's death. Hugs to all of you.

Mary Chapman - 04/26/2016

I have many memories of Ed and the times we shared before, during and after Fifth Chapter. He could see the humor in anything, especially himself. He would just light up when relating something about his kids and grandkids. Take all those good memories and wrap them around yourself like a comforting blanket! I hope he is finally enjoying peace. Love to all!

David&Bee Schofield - 04/26/2016

Ed was our neighbor for nine years.He was a real gentleman and had a great sense of humor.He was always willing to lend a helping hand or a shoulder to lean on.He was well respected by many people in the building and we will miss him very much. Our condolences to his family.He is happy and healthy in the arms of Jesus.

Jim Montmarquet - 04/26/2016

My older brother. Rest in Peace, Ed. God Bless.

Michelle Moreau - 04/26/2016

Dear Robin and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Terry, that was a beautiful tribute to your grandfather. Hold onto the memories. xoxo

Daniel Montamrquet - 04/26/2016

My oldest brother. Time went by way too fast. Eddie, may God keep you in restful peace.
Love Dan

DEB DELISLE - 04/27/2016

Robin and family, so sorry to hear of Eds passing. He was a great hearted man

Ken Shoener Family - 04/27/2016

Our Deepest Condolences

Diane & Ed Iannuccilli - 04/27/2016

Ed was part of our lives for a relatively short time but we have always remembered him with affection. A lovely and kind man.


My deepest condolences to your entire family.

Donna Manocchia Pagel - 04/28/2016

My Dear Cousins, I am so very sorry for your loss. I remember Eddie coming to our house in Cranston with Aunt Judy when I was young. He always seemed so happy. I am glad to read of your special memories, and pray they give you comfort during this very difficult time. My love and sincere sympathy, Donna and Gary

Sandi Gadoury - 04/29/2016

My oldest brother Ed, Rest in Peace.

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