Delores B. (Pontes) Boudreau

Died: Wed., Jun. 12, 2019


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Mon., Jun. 17, 2019
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

Prayer Service

6:30 PM Mon., Jun. 17, 2019
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

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New Bedford – Delores B. (Pontes) Boudreau, 83, died Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at the Oaks.  She was wife of the late Raymond J. Boudreau.
     Born in New Bedford, daughter of the late John and Boleslawa (Bielski) Pontes, she lived here all her life.  She was employed as a nurse’s aide until her retirement.
     Known to everyone as “Grandma Dee”, Delores enjoyed bingo, playing cards, word search books, country music and dancing.  She was the biggest Red Sox fan.
     Survivors include 1 son, Frank Pinto and his wife, Laurie of New Bedford; 2 daughters, Jacqueline A. Makuch and Donna Costa and her partner, Dennis Sirois, all of Fairhaven; 1 sister, Rosalie Harrison of New Bedford; 1 grandson, 3 granddaughters, 1 great-grandson and 4 great-granddaughters.
     She was the sister of the late Geraldine Szela.
     Her visitation will be at 4 -7 P.M., Monday, June 17, 2019 with a service at 6:30 P.M. at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  Burial is private.
     In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Fund.
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Barbara Levitt
   Posted Fri June 14, 2019
Jacky, my deepest condolences to you and your family. Moms will always hold a special place in our hearts.

Debbie Harrington
   Posted Sun June 16, 2019
Donna,Jackie,& Frankie
We were so sorry to hear about your mom. I’ll never forget all the good times we had when we got together many years ago.... all good memories. She will be missed greatly.
Love and with sympathy
Cousin Debbie & Danny

Aunt Helen
   Posted Sun June 16, 2019
Jackie, Donna, & Frankie
Sorry for your great loss. I’m sure you all have many good memories that you will cherish for the rest of your life. She will be greatly missed.
Deepest sympathies
Aunt Helen

Murali Rajagopalan
   Posted Mon June 17, 2019
Dear Jacky,

I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. My deepest condolences to you and your entire family. We pray for her soul to Rest In Peace.


Cousin Dennis and Maryellen
   Posted Mon June 17, 2019
To Rosalie, Donna, Jackie, Frankie and extended family: We are truly sorry to hear of your loss. Hope you find some peace and comfort in remembering the good times you shared with your mom/sister. Rest peacefully cousin Dee.

Odete Pacheco
   Posted Mon June 17, 2019
Dear Donna, Jacqueline, Rosalee and family my deepest sympathy. I loved your mom as if I had known her my entire life. She was my angel, and as one, I am sure she is in heaven.

Love, Odete

Cathy and Bob Valentine
   Posted Tue June 18, 2019
So sorry for your lost may you be comforted knowing Delores is with our Father in heaven.
Cathy and Bob Valentine

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