Mrs. Evelyn L. Nolette, Age 90, formerly of Taunton, passed away on Wednesday February 27th, 2019 with her family by her side. She was the loving wife of 66 years to the late Henry Robert Nolette. Born on September 5th, 1928 to the late Cassimer and Laura (Martin) Burgess, Evelyn was a lifelong city resident until 2016 when she moved to Buzzards Bay. She was educated at the former St. Jacques school and was a communicant of the former St. Jacques Parish. She worked as a seamstress in the curtain factory until having children and then continued as a stay at home mom.
Evelyn enjoyed bowling, as well as camping at Bourne Scenic Park.
Evelyn is survived by her son Robert Nolette and his wife Carol of North Dighton; Her 2 daughters: Susan Tirrell and her husband Mark of Buzzards Bay, and Dianne Medeiros & her late husband James of Sandwich. She was the beloved grandmother to Michael Nolette; Kerri-Ann and Jeffrey Tirrell; Robert Nolette; James Medeiros; Jill Medeiros and her husband Kenneth Leonard.
She also leaves 5 great grandchildren: Bryant Nolette, Avery Nolette, Riley Leonard, Ty Leonard, and Addison Leonard, as well as several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Nolette’s family would like to say “Thank You” to the staff of Royal Cape Cod Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Buzzards Bay and Fidelis Hospice in Haverhill for their continuous compassion in caring for Evelyn, “They truly went above and beyond.”
At the family’s request, services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of choice.