FAIRHAVEN — M. Therese (Belliveau) Fortin, 90, of Fairhaven, passed away Tuesday, July 4, 2017 in Fairhaven, MA after a short illness. Born in Acushnet, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Albertine (Jaillett) Belliveau.
Ms. Fortin retired in 1989 after 32 years as a stitcher with the Ronnie Manufacturing Co. in New Bedford.
She loved being with family and enjoyed reminiscing about her early years living on a family farm in Acushnet. She loved children, helping others and playing cards with friends and relatives.
Survivors include her son Ronald Fortin and his wife Kathleen of South Bristol, NY; her daughter Ann Marie Tetreault and her husband Denis of New Bedford, MA; one sister, Jeanne Moreau of Tennessee; two brothers: Henry Belliveau of Las Vegas, NV, and Paul Belliveau of Acushnet, MA; grandchildren Matthew Fortin (Chavon), Kristin Correia (Shawna), Jennifer Fortin (Nate), Michael Correia (Sarah), Jennifer Tetreault, Shyanne Tetreault; step-grandchildren Kristofor and Timothy Tetreault (Nancy); and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Edward Belliveau, Alfred Belliveau, Reginald Belliveau, George Belliveau, Roger Belliveau, Bertha Savoie, Alice Jalbert, Bernadette Fortin, Angeline Turner and Lillian Vieira.
Friends and family are invited to call on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at Rock Funeral Home from 1-4 PM, 1285 Ashley Boulevard in New Bedford. Her Funeral will be held Monday at the Rock Funeral Home at 8AM, followed by a Funeral Mass at 9AM at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart (Old) Cemetery (#1) on Mt. Pleasant Street in New Bedford.
For tributes and online registration: www.rock-funeralhome.com.