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Daniel Richard

February 22, 1935 – October 26, 2018

Daniel Plante
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Obituary for Daniel Richard Plante

THORNTON---Daniel R. Plante,(83) passed away peacefully after a long illness at home on October 26, 2018.

Daniel was born in Providence, RI on February 22nd, 1935 the son of Albert and Isabella Plante (Skoman).

He grew up in Smithfield, RI and after high school was a volunteer fireman for the Smithfield Fire Department and also worked for many years at Lister National and Providence Worsted Mills. He later became a carpenter for Sunnybrook Farms and later in his carpentry career he was the head carpenter for A.T. Cross Company.

In 1954 he and Joan Lachapelle were married and together they had 6 children. After he retired they moved to Thornton, NH in 1993. Daniel loved wood working, making cabinets and rocking horses for his grandchildren, when he was not busy woodworking or spending time with his family you could find him in the gardens.

Daniel is survived by his two sons; Charles R. Plante of Thornton, NH and Daniel C. Plante of Cranston, RI, two daughters; Deborah A. Plante Sanchez, of Cranston, RI and Pamela A. Plante (Rainone) of Farmington, NH, two brothers; Richard Plante of Westerly, RI, Dennis Plante of Pittsburg, NH, his sister; Doreen Peters of Smithfield, RI, 8 Grandchildren and 10 Great Grandchildren.

He is predeceased by his parents, his wife Joan and a son, Paul and a daughter, Karen,

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the New Hampshire Human Society, 1305 Meredith Center Road Laconia, NH 03246.

Services for Daniel will be private at a later date.