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Roland Picotte


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Roland Picotte Obituary
ROLAND PICOTTE, 95, passed away on Saturday, January 17, 2015 at his home in Hemet, CA. Roland was born on January 10, 1920 in Montreal, Canada to Hector and Rose Picotte. He graduated from the University of McGill with a degree in Engineering. In August 1945 he married Rita Caron in Montreal, Canada. Prior to retiring, Roland was employed as Sr. Design Engineer at General Dynamics then Rohr Industries specializing in the design of fuel systems for the F-111 and F-14. He loved to travel, square dance, watch "Dancing with the Stars," and spending time with his family and friends. Roland is survived by his daughter, Louise (Ralph) Anselmo; daughter, Diane (Kenneth) Wilson; son, Philip (Tina) Picotte; daughter, Gisele (Keith) Geary; six grandchildren; eleven great grandchildren; and companion of eleven years, Elizabeth Remenyi. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife Rita of 58 years in 2003. A visitation will begin on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. at Miller-Jones Mortuary, 1501 W. Florida Ave., Hemet, CA 92543. The Rosary will be recited at 2:00 p.m. A Funeral Mass will be held the following day at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of the Valley Catholic Church, 780 South State Street, Hemet, CA 92543.
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Published in Press-Enterprise on Jan. 23, 2015
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