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Doris A. (Lavoie) Kirk

May 09, 2017

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Doris A. (Lavoie) Kirk, 75, of Swansea, passed away on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at her home. She was the wife of the late William G. Kirk.

Doris was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Everest and Donalda (Scott) Lavoie. She worked at Raytheon as an electronics assembler for over forty-five years, retiring in 2005. Mrs. Kirk also worked for the Swansea Ambulance Corp. as an EMT for over twenty-five years and served on the Board of Directors, retiring in 2012. She enjoyed traveling and being with her family and friends. She was a communicant of Saint Francis of Assisi Church.

Survivors are her daughter: Donna M. Souza and her husband Thomas of Swansea; three grandchildren: Thomas Souza Jr., of Tiverton; Christopher Kirk of Fall River; and Jessica Irish of Auburn, ME; five great grandchildren: Kayleigh Pacheco, Addisyn Souza, Alex Kirk, Xavier Kirk and Killian Irish. She was the mother of the late Jesse W. Kirk and grandmother of the late Jesse Kirk.

Funeral Information

Her Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, May 13, 2017, at 8am, from the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 9am in Saint Francis of Assisi Church, 530 Gardners Neck Road, Swansea. Relatives and friends are invited to attend, burial to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery Fall River.

Calling Hours will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, from 4-7pm, in the funeral home. 

Donations Information

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Swansea Ambulance Corps, 285 Wilbur Avenue, Swansea, MA 02777.


Visitation:  Hathaway Community Home

Service:  St. Francis A., Swansea

Doris  A. (Lavoie)  Kirk

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