NEW BEDFORD — Marie A. (Bergeron) Collet, 84, of New Bedford died September 14, 2018 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of Robert C. Collet, with whom she shared 62 years of marriage.

Born in New Bedford, the daughter of the late Raoul and Alice (Morel) Bergeron, she lived in New Bedford all of her life.

Mrs. Collet was formerly employed as an office assistant at Universal Hat for over 20 years until her retirement.

She enjoyed watching her grandchildren's sporting events and traveling. Mrs. Collet was an avid Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots fan.

Survivors include her husband; 2 daughters, Jane M. Kelly and her husband Mike Riessen of Fort Myers, FL and Susan A. DeCoste and her husband Paul J. DeCoste, Jr. of Somerset; 2 sons, Robert D. Collet and his wife Patricia of Myrtle Beach, SC and David J. Collet and his wife Michelle of Carver; 8 grandchildren, Christopher Collet, Adam Collet, Kyle DeCoste, Drew DeCoste, Jack Kelly, Michael Collet, Andrew Collet and Jennifer Collet; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Her Funeral will be held on Friday at 9 AM from the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford, followed by her Funeral Mass at 10 AM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish at St. James Church. Burial will be in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Visiting hours will be on Thursday from 5-8 PM.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. For directions and guestbook, please visit www.saundersdwyer.com.