Emilie M. (Vautrin) Jolivet of Fall River passed away on March 23 at Catholic Memorial Home in Fall River after a brief illness. She was 95. Born in Fall River, she was the wife of the late Loridas J. Jolivet Jr. to whom she was married for 65 years.
Emilie graduated from St. Anne's School in Fall River and was a 1943 graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School in Fall River. After working at Anderson Little and Davis Screen in Fall River, she was a 20-year employee of Aetna Life & Casualty in Fall River. She was a life-long member of St. Anne's Parish in Fall River, until it's closing in 2018.
Emilie enjoyed traveling and was a longtime regular of Howland Beach during the summer months. Emilie was an avid reader and enjoyed cross-word puzzles.
She is survived by two sons, Paul and David and his wife Denise, of Fall River, and and five grandchildren; Adam of California, Benjamin, from Cranston, R.I. and Aaron Jolivet from Fall River; Lauren Jolivet-Reney and her husband Steve, and Emilie from Fall River; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by her parents Ernest and Alice (Simon) Vautrin; a grandson, David Joseph Jolivet; brothers Roland, Albert and Eudore "Pete" Vautrin; and sisters Bertha Levesque, Irene Tavares, Veronica Wahl and her twin Bernadette Rocha, and Gertrude Anctil.
A wake will take place at Auclair Funeral Home on South Main Street in Fall River on Wednesday, March 27 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Bernard's Church in Assonet at 10 a.m. A private burial will follow at Bourne National Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers a donation in Emilie's name can be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital,
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