Maurice C. "Mo" Vandal
Maurice C. "Mo" Vandal, died peacefully in his sleep Oct. 16, 2006. Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Leo and Eva (Duval) Vandal. A g r a d u a t e of Mount St. Charles A c a d e m y, f o l l o w i n g his discharge from the U.S. Army, he entered the apprentice-training program at Brown & Sharpe Mfg. Co. He was an International Sales Manager for Brown & Sharpe and earned his MBA from the University of Rhode Island at the age of 50.
Mo is survived by his loving wife, Patricia (Miller) Vandal; his three beloved children, Colleen M. Vandal of East Providence, Colonel Thomas S. Vandal, USA, of Bavaria Germany, and John E. Vandal of East Providence; three step-sons, Albert P. Lyons of North Kingstown, Stephen M. Lyons of Hollywood, Calif., and Matthew T. Lyons of Jamestown. He is also survived by six grandchildren, who were his pride and joy, Jon- Thomas S. Flamand and James W. Hayes, IV of East Providence, Nicholas A. Vandal of Annapolis, Md., Eric T. Vandal and Stephen C. Vandal of Bavaria, Rachel J. Vandal of East Providence, and a step-grandson, Jeffrey Lyons of North Kingstown. He was the brother of the late Normand O. Vandal of Woonsocket and the former husband of Barbara (Pierson) Vandal of East Providence.
His Funeral will be held Friday, Oct. 20, at 8:45 a.m. from the Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, 825 Boston Neck Rd., North Kingstown, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Mark Church, 60 Narragansett Ave., Jamestown. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Jamestown Emergency Medical Services, P.O. Box 8, Jamestown, RI 02835 or the Jamestown Medical Fund, PO Box 236, will be appreciated.
Visiting hours are Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m.