Georgette D. (Michaud) Fortin
October 03, 2017
Georgette D. (Michaud) Fortin, 91, of Fall River, passed away on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of the late Roger H. Fortin Sr.
Georgette was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Cyrille and Yvonne (Imbeau) Michaud. Mrs. Fortin worked as a seamstress in the garment industry in Fall River for many years. She was also a member of the Amalgamated Garment Workers Union. Mrs.Fortin and her family enjoyed camping for many years. She was a member of the Quahog Chapter of the New England Campers Association in Newport, RI. Georgette loved to work in her garden and cherished the time she spent with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
Survivors are two daughters: Denise I. Coulombe and her husband Gerald of Fall River and Donna M. Raymond and her husband Russell of Fall River; two sons: Roger H. Fortin Jr. and his partner Kevin Slayton of Fall River; and Richard C. Fortin and his wife Jeannine of Somerset; four grandchildren: Stacey Costa and her husband Kevin of Assonet; Heather Tomaz and her husband Dennis of Dartmouth; Christopher Raymond of Brighton; and Lindsay Raymond of Fall River; two great grandchildren: Brendan and Juliana.
Her family will receive relatives and friends on Friday, October 6, 2017, from 9:00am to 10:30am, in the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson Street, Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11:30am in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover Street, Fall River. Burial will be private at the request of the family.
Memorial donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association Founders Affiliate, P.O.Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241.
Visitation: Hathaway Home for Funerals
Service: Holy Name Church, FR