Noella F. Dumais, 92, passed away peacefully on July 16, 2020. She was the wife of the late Albert J. Dumais.
Noella was born in Fall River and was the daughter of the late Adrien Brodeur and Augustine (Desrochers) Brodeur.
Noella was a talented baker and was employed for many years at the Fernandes Supermarkets until her retirement in 1985. She also worked for several years serving lunches at Tiverton High School. Noella was a longtime communicant of St. Dominic Church in Swansea. In addition to baking, she was a fantastic cook who enjoyed sewing and going on camping trips with her family. Faith and family came above all else for Noella. She cherished the time she spent with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and would do anything for them. She will be remembered as a warm, loving, and compassionate woman affectionately known to her family as “Mem".
She is survived by her children, Diane Connors and her husband Brian of East Providence, RI, Robert A. Dumais and his wife Mona of Swansea and Ron A. Dumais and his wife Debbi of Fall River; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
She was the mother of the late Janine Lang and her husband Raymond of Somerset; and sister of the late Florian Brodeur and the late Gertrude Knight.
Her funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 11:30am in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Calling hours will precede the prayer service from 10:30-11:30am at the funeral home. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne.
***Masks and social distancing will be required throughout the funeral.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Noella’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent’s Home, c/o the Diocese of Fall River, 450 Highland Ave., Fall River, MA 02720
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St. Vincent's Home
c/o the Diocese of Fall River, 450 Highland Avenue, Fall River MA 02720