May 14, 2014
Will was born on April 22, 1933 in Central Falls, RI to Archille and Bernadette (Sawyer) Houle. He graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1951 and served in the United States Coast Guard until 1955. He and Lorraine were married on September 5, 1953 and resided in Central Falls, Johnston and Coventry.Will worked as a field engineer for the National Cash Register, Co. (NCR) for 21 years. He also held many part-time jobs including wedding photography, servicing washing machines, managing the store at Ginny B campground and owning and operating \\\'Who\\\'s\\\' bar in Central Falls. His hobbies included saw and tool sharpening, restoring antique clocks, gardening, woodworking, and spending time with his family.Will is survived by his wife, Lorraine; his eight children, Linda (Michael) Michaud, Raymond (Caryl) Houle, Diane (Martin) Mendelson, Donald (MaryBeth) Houle, Paulette Houle, Marie (Merle) Martin, John (Stella) Houle, and Steven Houle; ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren; and siblings Madeleine Palin, Rita Houle, Andre Houle, Normand Houle and Roger Houle. He is preceded in death by daughter, Susan Houle; granddaughter, Taralyn Michaud; and siblings, Eugene Houle, Adrien Houle, Gaston Houle, Jean Paul Houle, Pauline Lussier and Lucille Houle.In lieu of flowers, the family is asking that donations be made to the Rhode Island Community Food Bank, 200 Niantic Ave., Providence, RI 02907. A memorial mass will be held Friday , May 16 at 10 a.m. at Saint Joseph\\\'s Parish, 144 Danielson Pike, North Scituate, RI 02857. Burial will be held in private.
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