Rita R. (Couture) Vaillancourt

January 13, 2018


Rita R. (Couture) Vaillancourt, 97, of Fall River, passed away on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at the Catholic Memorial Home. She was the wife of the late Emile Vaillancourt.

Rita was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Lazare and Rose (Ouellette) Couture. Mrs. Vaillancourt worked in the garment industry for twenty-eight years, retiring in 1982. Rita was a communicant at the former Saint Jean the Baptist Church. She was an avid reader who also enjoyed crossword puzzles. Mrs. Vaillancourt cherished the time she spent with her family and friends.

Survivors are two sons: Paul E. Vaillancourt and his wife Janis of Fall River; Dr. Henry R. Vaillancourt and his wife Nancy of Westport; three grandchildren: Jason, Danielle and Bethany; two great grandchildren: Ryan and Aidan; along with many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Rolande Deschenes, Remi, Romeo, Roland, Rene, and Roger Couture.

Her family will receive relatives and friends on Wednesday, January 17, 2018, in the Margaret Mary Chapel, at the Catholic Memorial Home, 2446 Highland Ave., Fall River, from 9:30am to 10:30am, with a Mass of Christian following at 10:30am. Entombment to follow in the Mausoleum at Notre Dame Cemetery, Fall River.

All arrangements have been entrusted to the care of the Hebert-Hathaway Funeral Home, 945 South Main Street, Fall River.

Flowers are omitted, memorial donations in her memory can be made to the Catholic Memorial Home.

Calling Hours

JAN 17. 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM (EST)

Margaret Mary Chapel, at the Catholic Memorial Home
2446 Highland Ave.
Fall River, MA

Funeral Mass

JAN 17. 10:30 AM (EST)

Margaret Mary Chapel, at the Catholic Memorial Home
2446 Highland Ave.
Fall River, MA

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