Anita T. (Desrochers) Belanger

Anita T. (Desrochers) Belanger, 84, of Mattapoisett died January 17, 2013 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a long illness.

She was the wife of Leo J. Belanger.

Born in Dartmouth, the daughter of the late Leo and Marie A. (Guilmette) Desrochers, she lived in New Bedford before moving to Mattapoisett in 1989. She wintered in Fort Myers Beach, FL.

Mrs. Belanger was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett.

She was formerly employed as an inspector at Acushnet Company for many years until her retirement.

Mrs. Belanger enjoyed spending time with her family, playing pinochle, running, walking and going to the gym.

Survivors include her husband; a daughter, Janet Tremblay of Mattapoisett; a granddaughter, Nicole Harrington and her husband Stephen of Mattapoisett; and 3 great-grandchildren, Aiden Harrington, Elizabeth Harrington and Owen Harrington.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church, Mattapoisett. Burial will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours Tuesday from 6-8 PM in the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home For Funerals, 50 County Rd. (Rt. 6) Mattapoisett. For directions and guestbook, please visit

Leave A Comment...