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Michele F. Burns

June 12, 2020


Michele F. Burns, 75, formerly of Fairhaven passed away Friday, June 12, 2020 at Care One of New Bedford after a period of declining health.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late George A. and Barbara (Brown) Burns, she grew up in Dartmouth and settled in Fairhaven in 1965.  Michele was a member of the Smith Mills Church in Dartmouth.

Michele graduated from Dartmouth High School and attended UMass Dartmouth. She had worked in  Banking for many years at both Citizens and Bay Bank.  She was a very giving, compassionate person and enjoyed traveling, clamming, collected rocks, art and loved singing in the choir at St. Jaques Church in Taunton.  She most of all enjoyed spending time with family and friends.

She is survived by her sister, Ruth Bergeron;  Michele was the sister of the late Anthony Burns, John, Dorothy, Doris, Sheila and Helen and her dear friends, the late Gert and Roland Audette and she is also survived by their family and many dear friends.

In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and memorial calling hours will be held Thursday, July 9, 2020 from 4-7pm in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  A graveside Service will be held Friday, July 10, 2020 at 10am in Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. 

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July 9, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Fairhaven Funeral Home
117 Main Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

Graveside Service
July 10, 2020

10:00 AM
Oak Grove Cemetery
Parker Street
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02740

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