Business leader Charles H. DeBlois, Jr., dies at 62


Sunday 09 October 2022

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Charles H. DeBlois, Jr., 62, of Rehoboth, MA died Thursday, October 6, 2022 at his home. Born in Providence, RI, he was the beloved son of Claire DeBlois-Murtaugh and the late Charles H. DeBlois. Beloved husband of 37 years to Araxie (Boghosian) DeBlois.

Chuck was a graduate of the Moses Brown School; after graduating, he received his baccalaureate from the College of the Holy Cross. After 30 years with the family business DeBlois Oil Company, he then served as Executive Vice President for DB Marketing Co. before founding DeBlois Consulting Services. He has been active in many community and civic projects over the years. He has served on the board of directors of Navigant Credit Union for over 30 years, was Special Projects Coordinator for Aflac Insurance and Independent Business Owner with and founding partner of South Coast Benefits located in Attleboro, MA. In his spare time, he was an avid hockey player, fan and game viewer. He always looked forward to his Friday night Providence Bruins games, a Boston Bruins game, good cigars, playing golf at the Crestwood Country Club of which he was a member, and spending time with his family.

Besides his mother and wife, he is survived by his beloved children Charles DeBlois, III (Marissa), Jacob DeBlois (Denis Samburskiy), Alexandra Goulart (Jacob) and Samuel DeBlois (Katherine Ashbahian). He was the devoted grandfather of Ellery DeBlois, Charles “Charlie” DeBlois, IV, and Jackson Goulart. He was the dear brother of Denise Roncarati (Robert), David DeBlois (Alison), William DeBlois (Kelly), Jo-Anne Nolette (Michael), Michelle Purdy (Russell), Thomas DeBlois and James DeBlois (Shaaron). He is also survived by 23 nieces and nephews, as well as 8 great-nieces and great-nephews.

His funeral service, to which relatives and friends are invited, will be held on Thursday, October 13 at 11:00 a.m. in Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church, 70 Jefferson Street, Providence, followed by interment at Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. Everyone is asked to go directly to the church.

VISITING HOURS are Wednesdays from 4-8 p.m. at NARDOLILLO Funeral Home and Crematorium, 1278 Park Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to: The American Heart Association, Diabetes Training Camp (, or Sts. Sahag & Mesrob Armenian Apostolic Church. Visit for online condolences.


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