TAUNTON — Donna L. (Duarte) Vaillancourt passed away in Morton Hospital after a lengthy illness at the age of 50. She was the wife of John Vaillancourt of Taunton.
Donna is survived by her mother, Beverly Demers of Taunton and her late father, Robert Duarte. Donna has lived her entire life in the Taunton area. She was educated in Taunton schools and attended Bristol Community College. Donna worked as a legal assistant for Peabody & Arnold L.L.P. in Boston.
Donna enjoyed doing crafts, sewing, crocheting, cooking, camping and above all cherished the time spent with her family.
Donna leaves her children, Ashleigh Anne Motta of Taunton, Jeanne Marie Vaillancourt of Alabama and Gregory John Vaillancourt of New Hampshire. Donna also leaves her grandson, Vaughan Evan Vaillancourt; her siblings, Debbie Murray, Danielle Briggs and David E. Duarte, all of Taunton. She also leaves her nieces and nephews; Bryanna Duarte, Stephanie Murray, Tyler Razvillas, Howard Briggs, Cam Briggs, Gregory Dulude, Laura Vaillancourt, Fiona Vaillancourt,Vanessa and Ryan Childs and Caleb Ogden.
ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to visiting hours on Sunday, Nov. 21 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the O' Keefe-Wade Funeral Home, 70 Washington St., Taunton. A funeral home service will be at 5 p.m. on Sunday. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made in Donnas' memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Visit our website, www.okeefewade.com to sign the online guestbook, obituaries and directions.