2013-08-15 / Obituaries

John F. Allard

John F. Allard,

65, of Jamestown, passed away Aug. 8, 2013, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Diane D. (O’Loughlin) Allard for 33 years.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late Ernest and Mildred (Bowen) Allard.

Mr. Allard graduated from La Salle Academy in 1966. A U.S. Army veteran, he served two tours during the Vietnam War as a crane operator.

He worked in a boatyard, was a tugboat operator and a commercial boat captain. He later worked for Amtrol for 31 years before retiring.

John was a devoted sports-car enthusiast and New England Patriots fan. He enjoyed touring the country with his wife in their 1979 MGB. He was a communicant of St. Mark Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Home & Hospice Care of Rhode Island, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904.

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