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 were held on Sunday in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main Street, Fairhaven. Her funeral was held on Monday, January 6, 2014 from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Anthony’s Church, in Mattapoisett. Interment was in Sacred Heart Cemetery #2, New Bedford.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Anthony’s Church, 22 Barstow St., Mattapoisett, MA 02739.