Rita L. (Dulude) Pinto

July 30, 2022



FAIRHAVEN-Rita L. (Dulude) Pinto, 85, of Fairhaven passed away peacefully at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford Saturday, July 30, 2022.  She was the wife of the late Roy Pinto.


Born and raised in Acushnet, daughter of the late Eleodore and Alice (Moquin) Dulude, she lived most of her life in Fairhaven where she was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church.


Rita was a graduate of St. Anthony’s High School in New Bedford. She worked as payroll supervisor at Otis Air Force Base for many years. She also lived in Dennis. Rita led an active social life and enjoyed spending time at the Fairhaven Senior Center.  Rita loved to read in her spare time, knit and crocheted many afghans and baby hats for newborns.


She is survived by a sister, Noma Pereira of Fairhaven and several nieces, nephews and many dear friends and family. She was the sister of the late Paul Dulude.


In accordance with her wishes she will be cremated and a Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Monday, August 15, 2022 at 10:30am in St. Joseph’s Church in Fairhaven.  Private interment in the MA National Cemetery in Bourne will follow.  Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.  For memorial register please visit,

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Mass of Christian Burial
August 15, 2022

10:30 AM
St. Joseph's Church, Fairhaven
74 Spring Street
Fairhaven, MA 02719

Private Interment

Massachusetts National Cemetery,
Connery Avenue
Bourne, MA 02532

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