Dorothy B. (Vaillancourt) Martel, 91, of Fall River, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018, at the Sarah S. Brayton Nursing Care Center, in Fall River. She was the widow of the late Ernest J. Martel.
Born in Fall River, daughter of the late Earl and Emma (Rioux) Vaillancourt, she was a lifelong resident of the city. Dorothy had worked at the Fall River Knitting Mills years ago and most recently at Zayres Department Store until her retirement.
She is survived by six grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Martel was the mother of the late Suzanne Nowacki and Gerald Martel and was the sister of the late Gerald and Richard Vaillancourt.
In accordance with her wishes she was cremated and private arrangements are by the Hathaway Funeral Home, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River.
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