KENNETH R. GELINAS SR., 58, of Tucker Street, a former glazier, died unexpectedly Tuesday at home.
He was the husband of the late Joyce A. (Bouchard) Gelinas, who died Oct. 15. They had been married for 39 years. Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late Albert Gelinas and Elizabeth (Davenport) Gelinas-Lizotte, and a stepson of Milton H. Lizotte of Bristol, he had lived most of his life in Pawtucket before moving to Harmony in 1984.
A master glazier, he had been employed at Central Falls Plate & Window Glass Co., Central Falls, for 45 years.
He was a communicant of Our Lady of Consolation Church.
He leaves a son, Kenneth R. Gelinas Jr. of Harmony; two brothers, Albert Gelinas of Boca Raton, Fla., and Edward Gelinas of Pawtucket; a stepbrother, William Whittier of Coventry; a sister, Carol Lizotte of Pawtucket; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held tomorrow at 9 a.m. from Charles Coelho Funeral Home, 151 Cross St., Central Falls, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in Our Lady of Consolation Church, Sabin Street, Pawtucket. Burial will follow in the family lot in Acote Hill Cemetery, Chepachet.