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Official Obituary of: Jeffrey Reinsant 02/04/2019

Jeffrey Reinsant 02/04/2019

NORTH ATTLEBORO – Jeffrey Reinsant, 70, a longtime resident of North Attleboro passed away peacefully on Monday, February 4, 2019 at Norwood Hospital surrounded by his loving family.  He was the devoted husband of Donna (Brown) Reinsant for 48 years.

Born March 20, 1948 in Central Falls, RI, he was a son of the late George E., Jr. and Lucille (Gauthier) Reinsant.

Jeff grew up in Pawtucket, RI and has been a resident of North Attleboro for over 40 years.  He graduated from LaSalle Academy and Rhode Island College.

He worked in sales throughout his career, previously in Textiles and most recently owned Seacoast Surgical in North Attleboro.

He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War.

From 1981 until 2018 he worked as part of the “chain gang” at New England Patriots home games.  Jeff was active in supporting the Town of North Attleboro.  He served as chairman of the School Committee, was on the Zoning Board, Finance Committee and RTM. 

Jeff was also active in LNAL baseball and Pop Warner football, serving as President of Pop Warner for several years.  He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather.  His greatest joy in life was time spent with family and his many wonderful friends.

In addition to his wife, Donna, he is survived by three children: Jeffrey Reinsant, Jr. and wife Nicole of Cumberland, RI, Melissa Devine and husband Patrick of Walpole and Jessica Boulris and husband Brad of Cumberland;

8 grandchildren: Kyle, Anna, Emily, Shea, Bryce, Lily, Olivia and Addison;

8 siblings: Joanne O’Brien of Cumberland, Judy Leigh of Blackstone, Jane Liles of Rumford, RI, Patrice Salvas of Central Falls, Marybeth Smith of Richmond, RI, Christopher Reinsant of Ormond Beach, FL, Lisa Olbrych of Pawtucket and Matthew Reinsant of Cranston, RI.  He was brother of the late George Reinsant III.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, February 7 from 3-8 p.m. at Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, February 8 at 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, 58 Church Street, North Attleboro.  Burial will be held at St. Mary’s Cemetery at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the Joslin Pediatrics, One Joslin Place, Suite 745, Boston, MA 02215 or the American Lung Association, National Direct Response Headquarters, 1200 Hosford Street, Suite 101, Hudson, WI 54016-9316.

To sign an online guestbook for Jeff, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.

 

  • Comment (15)
  • I was so saddened to hear of Jeff’s passing. I grew up on Williston Way and attended St. Teresa’s School. As did Jeff, we left in the eighth grade to attend high school. I remember going with him to our classes’  ninth grade graduation at the church. It was always wonderful running into him and seeing that beautiful smile. My condolences to the family.

  • Donna I can’t get you out of my mind. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and may God comfort you. It was so fun hearing from Tammy that day when she walked in her kitchen and there was Jeff and Brad having coffee and talkimg a mile a minute and  Brad not even knowing Jeff. Tam was so happy and surprised to see Jeff, and then you too, Feel my hugs Donna, God bless .

  • Dear Donna and family:
    We are very sorry to hear about Jeff’s passing.
     We have good memories of some wonderful times spent together.
    Jeff will always be remembered for his strong commitment to volunteering and making North Attleboro a better community for all of us.
    We are away and unable express our condolences personally.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with at this sad time.

  • Alan and is are saddened to learn of Jeff’s passing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Donna and all the family ?[b]Q[/b]

  • To all my cousins, you have lost a wonderful man who was a great husband, father, grandfather and brother to you all.  Although Hugh and I cannot be with you at this time know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. You know Jeff is watching over you always with a big smile from heaven. 

  • I so wish I could be with you right now.  I am unable to attend Jeff’s wake today.  I currently have a full cast on my left leg.  I am also on a walker.  Please accept my apologies.  I will talk to you soon.  
    Love and hugs to you and your beautiful family.

  • Your always gentle smile, kind words always spoken and laughter will be missed. Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers to give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.

  • Dear JoAnn and family, Jeff was such a good man. When ever he would walk into the OR at MHRI he would light up my day. We would share stories of our love for our large families. I am so sorry for this great loss. I know he is smiling down on all of you. Pay attention now to his voice, he now walks with you, guiding you through your journey of life. ??❤️

  • So sorry to hear the sad news. Our thoughts are with you and your family!
    Linda Macedonio and Rick Blais

  • We are heartbroken over the passing of Jeff.   Our deepest sympathy to the entire Reinsant family.  
    Hoping you can all find comfort during this difficult time.

  • So sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He always had a smile and made you feel welcomed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 
    Neil and Joyce Loew

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  1. So sorry to hear of Jeff’s passing. He always had a smile and made you feel welcomed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 
    Neil and Joyce Loew

  2. We are heartbroken over the passing of Jeff.   Our deepest sympathy to the entire Reinsant family.  
    Hoping you can all find comfort during this difficult time.

  3. So sorry to hear the sad news. Our thoughts are with you and your family!
    Linda Macedonio and Rick Blais

  4. Dear JoAnn and family, Jeff was such a good man. When ever he would walk into the OR at MHRI he would light up my day. We would share stories of our love for our large families. I am so sorry for this great loss. I know he is smiling down on all of you. Pay attention now to his voice, he now walks with you, guiding you through your journey of life. ??❤️

  5. Your always gentle smile, kind words always spoken and laughter will be missed. Keeping everyone in my thoughts and prayers to give you comfort and strength during this difficult time.

  6. I so wish I could be with you right now.  I am unable to attend Jeff’s wake today.  I currently have a full cast on my left leg.  I am also on a walker.  Please accept my apologies.  I will talk to you soon.  
    Love and hugs to you and your beautiful family.

  7. To all my cousins, you have lost a wonderful man who was a great husband, father, grandfather and brother to you all.  Although Hugh and I cannot be with you at this time know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. You know Jeff is watching over you always with a big smile from heaven. 

  8. Alan and is are saddened to learn of Jeff’s passing.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Donna and all the family ?[b]Q[/b]

  9. Dear Donna and family:
    We are very sorry to hear about Jeff’s passing.
     We have good memories of some wonderful times spent together.
    Jeff will always be remembered for his strong commitment to volunteering and making North Attleboro a better community for all of us.
    We are away and unable express our condolences personally.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with at this sad time.

  10. Donna I can’t get you out of my mind. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and may God comfort you. It was so fun hearing from Tammy that day when she walked in her kitchen and there was Jeff and Brad having coffee and talkimg a mile a minute and  Brad not even knowing Jeff. Tam was so happy and surprised to see Jeff, and then you too, Feel my hugs Donna, God bless .

  11. I was so saddened to hear of Jeff’s passing. I grew up on Williston Way and attended St. Teresa’s School. As did Jeff, we left in the eighth grade to attend high school. I remember going with him to our classes’  ninth grade graduation at the church. It was always wonderful running into him and seeing that beautiful smile. My condolences to the family.

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