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Dawn B. (Lavalette) Brown

November 26, 2017

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Dawn B. (Lavalette) Brown, 76, of New Bedford passed away Sunday, November 26, 2017, at St. Luke’s Hospital, in New Bedford, after a period of declining health.

Born in Boston, daughter of the late Ernest and Dorothy (Flood) Lavalette she was a lifelong resident of New Bedford where she graduated for New Bedford High School and had attended the South Baptist Church.

Ms Brown was the mother of Wendy Dumont of New Bedford, Thomas Toolis and his wife Elisa and Christopher Toolis all of Palm Beach, FL;  also survived by her brother, Steven Lavalette and his wife Charlene of Dartmouth and several grandchildren and great grandchildren.  She was the mother of the late Kenneth Dana Toolis and Kelly Toolis.

Funeral Information

Private arrangements are by the Donaghy Funeral Home, 465 County St., New Bedford. 


Dawn B. (Lavalette) Brown

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