Doris T. (Brunette) Fortin, 81, formerly of Acushnet passed away Monday, November 16, 2020 at her daughter’s home, after a period of declining health. She was the loving wife of the late Lawrence E. Fortin.
Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Albert J. and Alice C. (Arsenault) Brunette, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven. Doris was a graduate of New Bedford High School and was the first woman Foreperson at Frionor. She loved square dancing with her husband, Country Music and camping with her family.
She is survived by her children, Judith A. Areano and her husband Ronald of Wareham, Kenneth R. Fortin and Troy A. Fortin both of New Bedford and the late Steven L. Fortin and his wife Helene of Fairhaven; two sisters, Jeanne Fortin and her husband Raymond of New Bedford and Dianne Tisdelle and her late husband Robert Tisdelle of Acushnet; 17 grandchildren; 41 great grandchildren; a great, great granddaughter; and several nieces and nephews. Mrs. Fortin was the sister of the late Joseph Albert Brunette, Arthur G. Brunette and Anita Hubert.
In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated. Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. For memorial register please visit, www.hathawayfunerals.com.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 309 Waverley Oaks Rd., Waltham, MA 02452.
Alzheimers Association, Waltham
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