Doris A. (Richard) Berube

May 27, 2018


Doris A. (Richard) Berube, 98, of Fall River, passed away on Trinity Sunday, May 27, 2018, surrounded by her family which included sons Paul, Roger, daughter in law Doris also her grandchildren Carrie and Jason MacKay whom provided exceptional care in the final weeks up to her passing. She was the wife of fifty-six years to the late Emile J. Berube.

Doris was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Hilaire and Coelia (Bouchard) Richard. Mrs. Berube worked at the former Shelburne Shirt Company as a sewer for several years and also devoted her life to raising her family. Doris was a communicant and member of the Ladies of St. Anne Sodality at the former Notre Dame de Lourdes Church and Saint Bernadette Church, in Fall River.

The family would like to thank Father Mike Racine and her good friend & hairdresser Debbie Pavao.

Survivors are a daughter: Paulette Berube Frates and her husband Ronald of St Cloud, FL; two sons: Paul Berube Sr. and his wife Denise of Swansea and Roger M. Berube and his partner Gary Bergeron of Fall River; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-four great grandchildren; and two great great grandchildren; two sisters: Evelyn Matton and Vivian Dion both of Fall River; along with many nieces and nephews; mother in law of William Copper of Fall River and Doris Berube of Swansea. She was the mother of the late Lucille Cooper and Ronald Berube. She was the sister of the late Violette Desmarias, Imelda Pineau, Lucienne Lacroix, Lauriette Cote, Lauretta Gauthier and Sister Lucille Richard, SUSC, Albert, Joseph and Joseph Gerard.

Her funeral Service will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 10am from the Hathaway Home for Funerals,1813 Robeson Street, Fall River, followed by a Mass of Christian burial, at 11am, in Saint Bernadette Church, 529 Eastern Ave., Fall River. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Burial to follow in Notre Dame Cemetery.

Calling hours will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018, from 4-7pm in the funeral home.

Memorial donations in her memory can be made to the American Heart Association, 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451

Calling Hours

MAY 31. 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Funeral Service

JUN 1. 10:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Funeral Mass

JUN 1. 11:00 AM (EDT)

St. Bernadette's Parish
529 Eastern Avenue
Fall River, MA

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