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Ronald R. Collette

April 24, 2013

Ronald R. Collette

LINCOLN - Ronald R. Collette, 86, of Sheffield Drive died Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at Heritage Hills Nursing Center, Smithfield. He was the beloved husband of Angela (Budz) Collette. Mr. and Mrs. Collette were married August 2, 1952.
Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Leo V. and Stephanie (Laferriere) Collette, he had lived in Lincoln for the past 54 years.
Mr. Collette was a math teacher at Shea High School, Pawtucket where he taught for 34 years before retiring in 1985. He was a graduate of St. Raphael Academy, Pawtucket and Providence College.
He was a World War II U.S. Marine Corps veteran.
He was an avid golfer and a world traveler.
Besides his wife, he is survived by twenty nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Valmore and Constance Collette.
His funeral will be held SATURDAY, APRIL 27 at 9 A.M. from BELLOWS FUNERAL CHAPEL, 160 River Road, Lincoln with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M. in St. Jude's Church, 301 Front Street, Lincoln. Burial, with military honors, will be in Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket.
Relatives and friends are invited and may call FRIDAY 4-8 P.M. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Mr. Collette's memory to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated. For Directions and Guest Book, please visit

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