Mildred (Brown) DePierre

Mildred (Brown) DePierre, 93, of Mattapoisett died December 31, 2018 at St. Luke’s Hospital after a brief illness.

She was the wife of the late Michael DePierre.

Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late Wallace and Mary Elizabeth (O’Grady) Brown, she lived in Mattapoisett most of her life.

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

She was a founding member of the Catholic Guild for the Blind and a former member of both the Sacred Heart of Jesus Society and the Children of Mary at St. Joseph’s Parish in Fairhaven.

Survivors include her son, Michael F. DePierre and his wife Nadine; 3 grandsons, James, Brian and Brendan; and 2 great-grandchildren, Lola and Baron.

She was the sister of the late Walter Brown, Rose Gibbs, Victoria Morrill and Clara Monkievich.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, January 4th at 10 AM in St. Anthony’s Church in Mattapoisett. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Route 6, Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the American Lung Association 1661 Worcester Rd. #301, Framingham, MA 01701. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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