WOONSOCKET, R.I. — Brother Paul R. Lauzé, S.C., 74, of the Brothers of the Sacred Heart Retirement Community, Pascoag, R.I., died after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket, R.I.

Born in Lewiston, he was the son of the late Robert and Alice (Rivard) Lauzé. Brother Paul entered the Brothers of the Sacred Heart on Feb. 21, 1961, at Harrisville, R.I. He pronounced his first vows at Harrisville in 1962 and his perpetual vows at Mount St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket, R.I., in 1968. In 2012, he celebrated his 50th anniversary of religious profession.

Brother Paul graduated from St. Dominic High School, Lewiston, Class of 1960, and completed a Bachelor of Arts degree at St. Michael’s College in Winooski, Vt., in 1970.

Brother Paul served in assignments as a teacher in New England at Sacred Heart Academy, Central Falls, R.I., St. André School, Biddeford, Sacred Heart School, Sharon, Mass., Bishop Guertin High School, Nashua, N.H., and a longtime assignment at his alma mater, St. Dominic Regional High School, Lewiston, where he served as a teacher of French, religious studies, and as an award-winning Key Club moderator. After 20 years at Mount St. Charles Academy in Woonsocket, he retired in 2014 at the residence in Pascoag.

Brother Paul loved cooking for the Brothers’ community, gardening and watching sporting events, especially high school hockey.

Brother Paul is survived by his sisters, Doris Poirier and her husband, Paul, a high school classmate of Brother Paul, Dorothé Lauzé and her partner, Tina Benda, and Laurette Lauzé of Lewiston.


Paul R. Lauzé

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