John Pollard

John Pollard passed away peacefully and surrounded by his family on October 28, 2016 in Providence, Rhode Island at the age of 81. John is survived by his wife Dolores (James) Pollard of Cranston and was husband to the late Anne (Giansanti) Pollard. He leaves behind his children, Mary-Ann Ricci and her husband, Louis Ricci III, Melissa Morgan, Nelson Godfrey and his wife Linda, Gregory Godfrey and his wife Selina. John generously shared his time and affection with his seven grandchildren; Veronica (Ricci) Mansour, Louis J. Ricci, Candace Bourgeois and her husband Marcus Thomas, Michele Bourgeois and her husband Eladio Tavarez, Christina Godfrey, Erin and Amelia Godfrey, and five great grandchildren; David, Jenna, Tayla, Jaden, and Paige. Originally from Lewiston, Maine John was one of nine children born to the late Edward A. Pollard and Viola May Therrien (Taylor). He is the brother of Shirley Hardy and Betty Swanson and brother to the late, Isabelle Quinnell, Theresa Dill, Louise Pratt, Richard Pollard, Cora Gagnon and June Bolduc. John’s career of service to his country and community began with the US Navy and continued with his work for the RI Dept. of Corrections and DCYF. He was a 32nd degree Mason and longstanding member of the Freemasonry and Shriners. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday November 4th, 2016 at 10:00am in The Butterfield Chapel Cranston. All are welcome to attend the ceremony and celebrate John’s life. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to the American Cancer Society.

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John Smith - 11/02/2016

Mary-ann and Lou,
We are so sorry for your loss.
All our love
John & Laura

Bryon Tonge - 11/02/2016

So sorry for your loss

Janette Conway - 11/03/2016

Dodie and Family
So Sorry for your loss.



Paul and Janice Stroessner - 11/13/2016

So sorry for your loss.

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