PAWTUCKET - Roland Sasseville Sr., 89, of Pawtucket, passed away peacefully Saturday April 10, 2021. Roland was the devoted husband to the late Barbara (Burns) Sasseville. He was the son of the late Adolphe and Laura (Desautel) Sasseville.
Roland worked for the US Post Office for 40 years, and was an army veteran of the Korean war. Roland was an active member of St. Leo the Great Parish in Pawtucket where he served as Parish Trustee for many years. One of his greatest joys was organizing many charitable events over the years with help of his wife Barbara. Post - retirement, Roland enjoyed his lucky days at Twin Rivers Casino and traveling with his beloved wife Barbara. Roland and Barbara traveled to over 30 states but especially loved Bermuda and Hawaii. He never tried a dessert he didn't like.
Roland is survived by three sons, Roland Sasseville Jr. of Pawtucket RI, Paul Sasseville and his spouse Juan Duarte of Miami Beach FL, Robert Sasseville and his wife Shayna of Richmond RI, and brother Maurice. He was proud of the accomplishments of his seven nephews and nieces. He was the adoring grandfather to Lucas and Adele Sasseville.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday, April 14 at 10 AM in St. Joseph's Church, 195 Walcott St. Pawtucket. Burial will follow at Mount St. Mary's Cemetery, Pawtucket.
Visiting hours will be Tuesday from 4:30PM 7:30PM at the Costigan-O'Neill Funeral Home, 220 Cottage St., Pawtucket. Social distancing and masks are required.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Roland's memory may be made to The Rhode Island Community Food Bank: https://rifoodbank.org/give-now/. www.oneillfuneralhomes.com.