Jacqueline M. Mathieu, 73, of New Bedford, formerly of Fall River, companion of Dr. Doris Thibault and secretary of St. John Neumann Parish, East Freetown, for the past 28 years, died Friday, January 25, 2013.
A graduate of BMC Durfee High School, Class of 1957, she was a cake decorator with the former Terminal Bakery, Fall River and a bookkeeper for P. D. Humphrey Lumber, Tiverton. A Eucharistic Minister, she was choir director, parish council member and women’s guild member of the former St. Mathieu Parish, Fall River.
Besides her companion, she leaves siblings, Diane M. Figuerado of Fall River and William P. Mathieu, Jr. and his wife Linda of Somerset; a sister-in-law, Joane Mathieu of Fall River, an aunt, Yvette Murphy of Fall River; nephews, Donald, David and Douglas Michaels, Peter and Nathan Mathieu, nieces, Kerrie and Jennifer Mathieu and Andrea Castonguay; great nieces and nephews and many cousins. She was the sister of the late Fall River Firefighter, Dennis E. Mathieu and the daughter of the late William and Eva (Ouellette) Mathieu.
Her funeral mass will be held Wednesday at 10:00 AM in St. John Neumann Church, 157 Middleboro Rd., East Freetown. Burial, Sacred Heart Cemetery, New Bedford.
Visitation in the church, Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. Donations, in lieu of flowers, to American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St. Framingham, MA 01701 or Southcoast VNA-Hospice, 200 Mill Rd. Fairhaven MA 02719 are appreciated. Funeral arrangements entrusted to AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME, Fall River. Online guest book at AuclairFuneralHome.com
Reported: 01/26/13 (Show all obituaries for this day)
By: AUCLAIR FUNERAL HOME (Show all obituaries and information about this funeral home)