MOOERS FORKS - Alfred A. "Fred" Houle, 50, of Blackman Corners Road and formerly of Pawtucket, died Saturday in the CVPH Medical Center, Plattsburgh, N.Y. He was the husband of Sally Sanfilippo.
Born in Central Falls, he was the son of Jean Paul and Ellen (Berthiaume) Houle of Cumberland. He resided in Mooers Forks for the past seven years, previously residing in Pawtucket.
He was employed by the Tara Plant Construction Co., Holyoke, Mass., for the past 10 years. He was previously the proprietor of the former Fred's Welding Co, Central Falls.
He was an avid fisherman and loved fishing the Lake Champlain area. He was also a leather crafter.
Through his first marriage to Kathleen DeBlois, he leaves two children, a daughter, Erin Houle of Johnston and a son Brian Houle of Lincoln; two stepchildren, Dawn Trost of Saranac, N.Y., and Dennis Costello of Elmira, N.Y; two brothers, Paul A. Houle of Downingtown, Pa., Albert N. Houle of Greene, R.I.; and one sister, Elaine M. Brothers of Pascoag, R.I. He also leaves three grandchildren, Eden Houle of Johnston and Mitchell Trost and Kara-Ann Lavarnway both of Saranac, N.Y.; and several nieces and nephews. He was also the brother of the late Robert A. Houle.
His funeral will be held Thursday evening with services at 7 p.m. in the J.J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd. Rt. 122, Cumberland. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Calling hours will be Thursday evening from 5 to 8 p.m. Burial will be private. Directions/guestbook: jjduffyfuneralhome.com