Doris M. Pruneau, 84

Sep 11, 2017

Doris M. (Michaud) Pruneau, 84 of South Dartmouth died Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital following a period of declining health. She was the widow of George A. Pruneau and daughter of the late Armand L. and Aldea (Levesque) Michaud.

Born in New Bedford, she resided in the city for most of her life and lived in South Dartmouth for 28 years where she was a parishioner of St. Mary's Church.

Mrs. Pruneau was a devoted homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

She was a member of the Ladies of the Moose and enjoyed playing bingo.

Her family includes two sons Donald A. Pruneau and his companion Cynthia Camillo of Fairhaven and David R. Pruneau of New Bedford; two daughters, Lucille D. Mendoza of Westport and Diane M. Monteiro and her companion Carl Soares of Acushnet. She had eight grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

She was the sister of the late Gerard Michaud, Norman Michaud, Maurice Michaud and Roger Michaud. She was the mother in law of the late Ralph F. Mendoza and Jodie A. Freitas.

Visiting hours in the funeral home are Wednesday September 13, 2017 from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Her funeral will be Thursday September 14, 2017 at 8:45 a.m. at the funeral home with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at St. Mary's Church in South Dartmouth at 10:00 a.m. Interment in Sacred Heart Cemetery two.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Aubertine-Lopes Funeral Home, 129 Allen St., New Bedford. For online guestbook and directions, please visit

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