Raymond J. Ploude

Raymond Joseph Ploude 90, of Cranston passed away peacefully on Sunday August 19, 2018 at Hattie Ide Chaffee Nursing Home in East Providence, Rhode Island. He was born December 30, 1927 in Providence. He was the son of the late Fredrick and Lillian (Benjamin) Pratt. He was the loving husband of the late Ann G. (Morra) Ploude for 71 wonderful years. He is survived by his daughter Ruth and husband Carmine Valelli, his son Richard and wife Rachael Ploude. He was a loving grandfather of Michael & Gina Valelli, Tribbie & Edward Zarra Jr, Michelle Ploude & Lisa, Janelle & Dan Ladd, and four great grandchildren Giana, Michael, Rocco & Marissa. He was the brother of the late Leo Dillon, Vivian Bogosian , Norman & Ernest Pratt and Fredrick Plude, Shirley Gaglione and Anette Colaluca. Raymond served in the United States Navy. Raymond was a great mason. For a hobby he loved to sit in his workshop and build lighthouses. His funeral services and burial will be private. In lieu of flowers contributions in Raymond’s memory may be made to Hattie Ide Chaffee Home 200 Wampanoag Trail Riverside, RI 02915.

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