Norman C. Mainville - Burrillville

Norman C. Mainville - Burrillville

Norman C. "Chuck" Mainville, 73, longtime resident of Burrillville, passed away Saturday, April 17, at his home in Apollo Beach, Fla. He was the loving husband of Barbara (Hicks) Mainville. Born in Pascoag, he was the son of his beloved parents, the late Norman "Trigger" Mainville and Mary (Liest) Mainville.

Chuck worked as a compliance consultant for Eleanor Slater Hospital in Cranston. He earned a BS in business management from Johnson & Wales College and a M.P.A. from Framingham State College and was a certified government financial manager.

Chuck was a very active community member of Burrillville, serving the town in numerous civic capacities throughout the years. He served as a member of the Town Council for five terms, as clerk for the School Committee, chairman/vice chairman for three major building projects for the Burrillville Schools and served on many subcommittees, including the Board of Administration, the Ordinance Subcommittee, the Zoning Board of Review, the Planning Board and many others. He served over 50 years with the Nasonville and Harrisville Fire Departments, formerly holding a number of positions for Harrisville such as safety officer, rescue & line officer, treasurer, moderator and rescue lieutenant. He also served as president and treasurer of the Northern R.I. Firemen's League, president of the R.I. Association of EMTs and was a member of the Burrillville Ambulance Corps. He was a dedicated parishioner of St. Theresa's Parish in Nasonville. Chuck served his country as a corporal in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War.

In addition to his civic contributions, he was also involved in volunteering in his community and held various positions with Scouting including Scoutmaster. He was a manager of the Burrillville-Glocester Little League Farm System, founder of the Burrillville Little League and manager/coach of three Burrillville Little League teams.

He has a long history of service and was recently recognized by the Burrillville Town Council for his many years of outstanding service and contributions. He will be greatly missed.
He was the husband of and is survived by his wife, Barbara (Hicks) Mainville, whom he married February 6, 1988. He is also survived by his six children: Norman "Chip" Mainville and his wife Renee of Harrisville, Amanda Burr and her husband Kevin of Westerly, Bethany Gardner and her husband Michael of Florida, Christine Rondeau and her husband Dan of Tampa, Fla., Mary Mainville of Houston, Texas, and Laura Hoppe and her husband Edward of Austin, Texas; 12 grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Alyssa and Natylee Mainville, Jackie, Michaela and Randi Burr, Darren and Jarred Rondeau, Blake and Brooke Rondeau and Madeline and Mara Guenther; siblings: Christine Cournoyer and husband Wayne, Thomas Mainville, John Mainville and wife Catherine and Debra Mainville Holland. He was the brother of the late Mary Karmozyn and Donna Allard.

A Mass of Christian Burial, followed with military honors for Chuck, will be held on Saturday, May 15, at 11 a.m., in St. Theresa's Church, 35 Dion Dr., Nasonville. Calling hours will be held on Friday, May 14, from 5 to 7 p.m., in the Boucher Funeral Home, 272 Sayles Ave., Pascoag. Burial in the R.I. Veterans Memorial Cemetery will take place at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to the Harrisville Hose Company #1, 201 Callahan School St., Harrisville, RI 02830. All attendees will be asked to follow all current COVID 19 restrictions. Visit www.boucherfh.com .