Armand W. Dubois, 85, of Woonsocket, died January 9, 2022 in the Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. He was the husband of Muriel (Laliberte) Dubois for 62 loving years. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Wilbrod and Florida (Lachapelle) Dubois.
Mr. Dubois served in the United States Army and graduated from Johnson and Wales University. Armand began working as a knitter in his family's business and owned Diamond Hill Antenna Service for twenty-eight years. He also worked for the Woonsocket Police Department - Traffic Division for sixteen years, retiring in 2000. Armand also worked as a chief mechanic for bowling alleys in Woonsocket and Milford. Armand was active with the Boy Scouts and was an accomplished cake decorator.
Along with his wife, Muriel, he is survived by his four children, Marc Dubois and his wife, Elaine, of Woonsocket, Michael Dubois and his wife, Jane, of Woonsocket, Lynn Dubois of North Scituate, Brian Dubois and his wife, Ora, of North Smithfield, and the late David Dubois. He also leaves two brothers, Dennis Dubois of Lincoln, and Robert Dubois of Woonsocket; three sisters, Constance St. Germaine of Woonsocket, Pauline McLeod of Dexter, ME, and Lucille Bourque of Ft. Myers, FL, and was predeceased by his brother Richard Dubois. He leaves ten grandchildren, Derek, Stefanie, Matthew, Jason, Nicole, Colby, and Dylan Dubois, Corey Deschepper, Chelsea Allard, and Joel Charette; and four great grandchildren, Sophia, Max, and Kylie Dubois, and Kaelyn Morgan.
The family wishes to especially thank the staff at Hope Hospice/Philip Hulitar and Comfort Keepers for their passionate and loving care.
His funeral will be held Friday, January 14, 2022 beginning at 9AM from the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10AM in All Saints Church, 323 Rathbun St., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham. Calling hours are Thursday from 4 - 7PM. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
"Mama D and Family, I?m so sad hearing of this news today. I?m sorry I wasn?t there to be there for you. Mr. D was a amazing man, husband and father. I have wonderful memories of him. Momma D if you need anything please reach out it me. I love you ? "
"With sincere sympathy to the Dubois family on your sad loss of your husband, father, brother, grandfather, & great-grandfather.
Cumberland, RI "
"Thank you for putting up with me growing up and hanging around your house! I still have great memories of the backyard cook outs and baseball games on Star Ave. You'll be missed! Prayers for all of the Dubois family.
"Aunt Muriel &family I am so sorry for your loss Uncle Armand was a great man he will now be at rest and peace no more pain. Luv you all.
Dawn-Marie & Family"