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Donald Nadeau

August 8, 1937 July 29, 2018
Donald Nadeau
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Donald E. Nadeau, 80 of Westport and Jupiter, FL, husband of Pauline (Charette) Nadeau, son of the late Wilfred E. and Marie Claire (Vanasse) Nadeau and brother of the late Robert R. Nadeau. passed away Sunday, July 29, 2018.

He operated, with his late father, late brother, and sons, the family rigging, trucking and crane service business, Joseph Nadeau's Sons, Inc., Fall River.

He was a member of Msgr. Prevost High School, Class of 1956, the Knights of Columbus and the International Union of Operating Engineers, Local 4, Boston and a Founding Member of Our Lady of Grace Parish Youth Hockey, now SWS Youth Hockey.

He was a lover of history and a voracious reader. He enjoyed traveling, skiing, sailing, sunny days at the beach and working in the garden. He especially enjoyed his winters in Jupiter, Florida and large family gatherings.

Besides his wife of 58 years, he leaves four children, Brian Nadeau and his companion Berta Graves of Westport, Christine Iskandar and her husband Sany of Sudbury, MA, Susan Ruscak and her husband Stephen of Littleton, MA and Marc Nadeau and his companion Patricia Maccini of Mattapoisett, MA; grandchildren: Jessica Houseman (husband Bryan), Holly Holm (husband James), Joseph Nadeau (companion Brittany Hammer), Joseph Iskandar (fiancée Amanda Hamel), Danielle and Michelle Iskandar, Michael and June Ruscak and Nicholas, Abigail, Christian, Andrew and David Nadeau; great-grandchildren; Grayson and Aveline Marie Houseman and Sebastian Holm; his sisters-in-law, Carol Nadeau of Westport, Claire Perry (husband Raymond) of Fall River, Shirley Goyette (husband Gerard) of Somerset and Patricia Charette (late husband Wilfred J. Charette, Jr.) of Fall River and many nieces and nephews.

His funeral will be held Friday at 8:45 AM from the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 So. Main St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport, at 10:00 AM. Interment, St.Patrick Cemetery.

Visitation, Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Brothers of Christian Instruction, PO Box 159, Alfred ME 04002 or American Heart Assn., 300 Fifth Ave., Waltham MA 02451.

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4:00 PM 8/2/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/2/2018 8:00:00 PM
Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service

690 South Main Street
Fall River, MA 02721

Auclair Funeral Home & Cremation Service
690 South Main Street Fall River 02721 MA
United States

Funeral Mass




10:00 AM 8/3/2018 10:00:00 AM
Our Lady of Grace Church

569 Sanford Rd
Westport, MA 02790

Our Lady of Grace Church
569 Sanford Rd Westport 02790 MA
United States

Cemetery Details


St Patrick's Cemetery Final Resting Place

2233 Robeson St
Fall River, MA 02720

2233 Robeson St Fall River 02720 MA
United States

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