Pauline (Pelletier) Desrosiers

June 10, 1935 ~ July 11, 2022 (age 87)

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Pauline (Pelletier (Arieta) Desrosiers passed away July 11, 2022. She was born June 10, 1935 to her wonderful parents the late John B. and Alma (Boivin) Pelletier. Mother to her very precious children Jimmy Arieta and wife Terry Paula and husband Ron Ladurantaye, Ricky Arieta and wife Margaret, David Arieta and the late Danny Arieta. She also leaves eight special grandkids, Meredith (Arieta) Heaney and Tom, Kirstin Ladurantaye, Jay Ladurantaye, Jennifer (Arieta) Outlette and Aaron, Alyssa Arieta, Margaux Arieta, Luke Arieta and Nathan Arieta, she also leaves six beautiful great grandkids, Tommy, Timmy and Meghan Heaney, Ryan and Kamryn Ouellette, and Max Sperduti. Her wonderful siblings, George Pelletier and wife Marge of Falmouth, Louise Driscoll, Dianne Bartel and Claire (God-child) Urbanus, also the late Gerry Pelletier, Jeannette Anderson, Therese Laliberte, Raymond and Albert Pelletier and many nieces and nephews and cousins and God child Vicki Moitoza. 

Pauline graduated from Ecole Sr. Jacques (1948) St Marys High School (1952). Her greatest joy was spending time with family and playing the piano for good old sing alongs, also making scarves for everyone. She was a former Manager at CVS and retired school bus driver. She loved the Red Sox, Patriots, and jeopardy. Her granddaughter Alyssa was a faithful weekly visitor and she looked for her all the time. 

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 13, 2022 from 4-7PM at Riendeau Mulvey Funeral Home, 467 Bay Street, Taunton, MA 02780. A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Jude the Apostle Parish, 249 Whittenton Street, Taunton MA 02780. Thursday, July14, 2022 at 10AM. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Interment will be held on a later date. For directions or to leave an online condolence please visit

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July 13, 2022

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Riendeau Mulvey Funeral Home
467 Bay Street
Taunton, MA 02780

Funeral Mass
July 14, 2022

10:00 AM
St. Jude the Apostle Parish
249 Whittenton Street
Taunton, MA 02780

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