Roland Dumond, 84, of Windsor, widower of Josephine (Cameron) Dumond, died on Thursday (April 28, 2022) at St. Francis Hospital.
Roland was born in St. Agatha, ME on January 23, 1938 and was a son of the late Alsime and Leda (Lagasse) Dumond. He was raised in St. Agatha before enlisting to proudly serve in the United States Army. He ended up settling in Windsor where he would enjoy a career as a union carpenter with Local 24 until retiring.
He was an avid Patriots fan and loved to cook-out on his grill, garden, and tinker in his garage. He was always willing to lend a hand and he loved the Christmas holiday (but wouldn’t admit it). He was also an animal lover.
Roland is survived by three children: James Derosier and wife, Monique Tully of Monrovia, CA, Connie Derosier and partner, Kimberly Cieski of Stafford Springs, and Sherrie (Dumond) Gioia and husband, Alan of New Hartford; a sister: Nancy Berube and husband, Donald of Bristol; sister-in-law: Rolande Dumond of Bristol; many nieces and nephews; his two close friends: John Loura and Jim Diberardino; and his beloved grand-cats: Samuel Roland, Schroeder, Ollie, and Shelby He was predeceased by seven brothers: Reno, Norman, Lawrence, Gilbert, Gilman, Gerald, and Emelio Dumond, and three sisters: Edwina Dufour, Lena Hebert, and Alphena Chase.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday (May 7, 2022) at 10:30 AM from Funk Funeral Home, 35 Bellevue Ave., Bristol, to St. Gregory the Great Church, 235 Maltby St., Bristol, for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:30 AM. Military honors will follow the Mass. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends may call at Funk Funeral Home on Friday between 5 and 7 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: For the Love of Jack, Inc., 8 Mountain Ave., Winsted, CT 06098. This 501(c) (3) organization helps sick, injured, and hungry animals. The family thanks the St. Francis Hospital ICU doctors, nurses, and staff along with the 8th floor nurses and hospice team for their extraordinary kindness and care of Roland.
Please visit Roland’s memorial web-site at www.FunkFuneralHome.com
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