POOLE, DOUGLAS W., 77, of Milton Lane, Coventry, passed at Kent Hospital surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, June 13, 2020. He was the husband of Lorraine J. (Anctil) Poole for 52 years. Born in Providence, he was a son of the late F. Warren and Helen A. (Henry) Poole.
Douglas graduated from Warwick Veterans High School in 1961. He went on to serve his Country in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Douglas was employed in maintenance at the former Hoechst-Celanese in Coventry for over 30 years before retiring in 1994. He enjoyed spending time with his family; and especially following his grandchildren’s sports events. Douglas was an accomplished water skier, spending many summers on Johnson’s Pond in Coventry. He also enjoyed golfing, the Boston Bruins and Red Sox.
He was the father of Tammie L. Anderson and her husband Glenn of Coventry, and Jeannine A. Hopkins of Florida. He was the grandfather of David Anderson, Zachary Anderson, Nathan Anderson, Justin Hopkins and Brandan Hopkins, and the late Samantha Anderson. He was the brother of Joyce Bonn (Walter) of Florida, Cheryl Cavanaugh (Gary) recently of Westerly, and the late Ernest Poole.
Visiting hours will be Thursday evening, June 18, 2020 from 4:00 to 6:30 pm, with a Memorial Service followed by military honors at 6:30 pm in the Iannotti Funeral Home at MAPLE ROOT, 2000 Nooseneck Hill Rd., (Rte.3) Coventry. Inurnment at the RI Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Exeter will be private. iannottifh.com
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