2008-04-24 / Obituaries

Robert Broadhurst, 64

Robert Broadhurst, 64, formerly of Mishnock Road, West Greenwich, died Monday, April 21, 2008 at the home of his sister in Jamestown.

Born in Newport, he was a son of the late William and Mary (Conca) Broadhurst.

He worked at Stanley Bostitch, Inc. for many years before retiring.

He leaves a daughter, Wendy LaSalle of New Hampshire; three brothers, Charles Broadhurst of Ponte Vedra, Fla., Samuel Broadhurst and his wife Sheena of Silver Springs, Fla. and Darrell Broadhurst of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; a sister, Dorothy B. Norton and her companion Joseph Tiexiera of Jamestown; an aunt, Gilda Broadhurst of West Warwick; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late William Broadhurst, Jr. and Jean Marie Gara.

A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, April 26 at 1 p.m. at the home of his sister, Dorothy B. Norton, 51 Howland Avenue, Jamestown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 169 George Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 or the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd., Suite 3004, Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated. Arrangements are with Fagan-Quinn Funeral Home, North Kingstown.

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