My Great Grandma (Nana) Passes On at 101

J B Sullivan

FAIRHAVEN — Jeanette B. (Lachapelle) Sullivan, 101, of Mattapoisett, passed away Wednesday, January 1, 2014, at Alden Court in Fairhaven. She was the wife of the late Francis J. Sullivan.

Born and raised in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Adelard and Robea (Tellier) Lachapelle, she moved to Mattapoisett in 1974 and wintered in Florida where she also became a resident in the 1980’s.

Jeanette was a homemaker and is survived by her six sons, Robert Sullivan and his wife Nancy of Florida, Francis Sullivan and his wife Marie of Florida, James Sullivan and his wife Louise of Mattapoisett, Thomas Sullivan and his wife Dina of North Carolina, Lawrence Sullivan and his wife Mary of Dartmouth and David Sullivan of Florida; 18 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Sullivan was the sister of the late William and Henry Lachapelle.

Calling hours are Sunday from 4-7pm in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven. Her funeral will be Monday, January 6, 2014, at 8:30am from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00am in St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. Interment will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery #2, New Bedford.


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