Loretta A. Bettencourt

January 16, 2021


Loretta A. (Pauline) Bettencourt, 88, of Fairhaven passed away peacefully at home Saturday, January 16, 2021.  She was the wife of the late Jerald Bettencourt.

Born in Fairhaven, daughter of the late John and Loretta (Quirk) Pauline, she was a lifelong resident of the town and communicant of St. Joseph’s Church.

She is survived by her children, Pauline Mello of Fairhaven, Jerald Bettencourt, Jr. and his wife Lori of Fairhaven and Raymond Bettencourt and his wife Maria Fe of Colorado;  three grandchildren, Jerald Bettencourt, III, Michael Bettencourt and Kimberly Harne;  a great grandson, Boston J. Bettencourt;  two brothers, John and Michael Pauline;  two sisters, Theresa Spangler and Dora Cruz and many nieces and nephews.  She was the mother in law of the late Albert Mello and sister of the late Mary Svlvia, Blanche Diner and Priscilla Dupre.

In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a Memorial Celebration will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register please visit,

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