Lorraine B. (Pepin) Vieira

, 85, of Mattapoisett passed away suddenly at home on Sunday June 9, 2019. She was the loving wife of Edward Vieira.

            Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Eugene and Yvonne (Levasseur) Pepin, she lived in New Bedford before moving to Acushnet in 1968 and to Mattapoisett in 2009.

            She was a communicant of St. Anthony’s Church and a former communicant of St. Francis Xavier Church and was blessed to serve as a Eucharistic Minister. She taught confirmation classes in her home and was a former active member of the Legion of Mary and adorer of the Blessed Sacrament.

            Mrs. Vieira was formerly employed at Aerovox for eight years before staying at home to be a mother and homemaker.

            She attended New Bedford Catholic Schools and was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School.

            She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She enjoyed sewing, cooking and playing computer games.

            Survivors include her devoted husband, Edward; two sons, Richard Vieira and his wife Mary of Acushnet and Michael Vieira and his wife Patricia of Mattapoisett; two daughters, Diane Bergeron and her husband Scott of Acushnet and Doreen Brown and her husband Walter of Dartmouth; a brother Raymond Pepin of Acushnet; nine grandchildren, Jake Vieira, Taryn Semenec, Hayden Vieira, Hannah Vieira, Jennifer Cox, Allie Bergeron, Jared Lizotte, Katie Kochan, and Jonathan Duarte; a great-granddaughter, Lumina Vieira; and several nieces and nephews.

            She was the grandmother of the late Andrew Bergeron, and the sister of the late Claire Donth, Cecile Robitaille, Rachel Jussaume, and Paul Pepin.

            Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday June 12, 2019 at 10 AM at St. Anthony’s Church, Mattapoisett, followed by burial in Tabor Cemetery, Acushnet. Visiting hours are omitted. In lieu of flowers, remembrances can be made to Meeting Street, One Posa Place, Dartmouth, MA 02747 in honor of her late grandson, Andrew Bergeron who left us much too soon. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.

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