Lawrence J. Gautreaux, 98, of Bristol RI, died September 25,2022. Born in Abbeville, Louisiana, Larry (also known affectionately by his family and friends as L.J., Frenchie, and Reb) lived most of his life in Pawtucket Rhode Island. He was married to Annette M. Moreau, the love of his life. They met in 1945 while serving in the Navy during WW II while stationed in Hawaii. Annette, a native of Central Falls, R.I. was a WAVE and Larry was a Sea Bee (Construction Battalion). For the past three years, they have resided under the excellent care of the Bristol Veterans Home, where Annette still lives. They were married for 76 years and had seven children (Lawrence Jr., Michael, David, Russell, Don, Nancy Harritos, and John along with 11 grandchildren, and 3 great grandchildren. Larry and Annette were lifelong parishioners of St. Cecilia’s Church in Pawtucket. His final resting place will be at the RI Veterans Cemetery. A chapel service will be held at the Veterans Home 480 Metacom Avenue Bristol, RI on Sunday October 9, 2022 at 1:00 pm. Military Honors will be held at 12:45 pm prior to the chapel service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Bristol Veterans Home - Activities Department.
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