Valaire A. Rainville of Keyesport, Ill., a former Buffalo resident and a retired truck driver, died Tuesday in Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, after a brief illness. He was 62.
Born in Buffalo, Mr. Rainville was a member of the Teamsters. He was a truck driver here and later in St. Louis. He also was a Navy veteran and a member of the American Legion in Keyesport. He moved from Buffalo to St. Louis about 15 years ago.
Survivors include his wife of 12 years, the former MariLou Enriquez; four sons, Scott of Jacksonville, N.C., Matt of Keyesport and Marlin Enriquez and Jason Enriquez, both of California; his mother, Eleanor of Keyesport; and six grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian Burial was offered today in St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.