DOIRON, Henry R. “Hank”, 85, of Chandler Drive, Coventry, passed away Friday, July 12, 2019 at Greenwood Center, Warwick.
He was the beloved husband of Patricia (L’Heureux) Jamieson Doiron. They were married for 39 years. Born in West Warwick, he was the son of the late Aime and Jeannette (Vallee) Doiron.
Mr. Doiron was a music educator and performed at many venues across the region as the proprietor of Hank Doiron Music & Entertainment and The School House Orchestra. He was a proud member of the Providence Federation of Musicians and the RI Music Educators Association, as well as the American Federation of Teachers, RI State Council of the Arts, Coventry Teachers Union, and the RI Association of Football Officials. He was a Korean War Army Veteran, and a Scarlet Key Award recipient at Boston University. He received his Masters Degree from the University of Connecticut.
Besides his wife, he leaves four daughters, Donna L. Doiron of Bronx, NY, Pamela L. Doiron of Providence, Michelle A. Doiron of Providence, and Amy L. Tondreau of Nashville, TN; two sons, Michael R. Doiron of Providence and Michael D. Jamieson of Sterling, CT; a sister, Loella DiMeo of Johnston, and six grandchildren he adored. He was the brother of the late Louis Doiron, Yvette Dutilly and Doris Doiron.
His funeral will be held Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 9:45 a.m. from the PRATA-GALLOGLY Funeral Home, 78 Providence Street, West Warwick followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. in SS. John & Paul Church, 341 South Main Street, Coventry. Interment will follow with military honors in RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Exeter. Visiting hours Wednesday 5:00-7:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers contributions to the Mr. Holland's Opus Foundation, https://www.mhopus.org/donate/, 4370 Tujunga Avenue, Suite 330
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