Michael B. Moreau, Sr., 72
Michael B. Moreau, Sr., 72, of Mattapoisett passed away Sunday, April 7 at St. Luke’s Hospital in New Bedford after a brief illness. He was the husband of 52 years to Jane M. (Davidson) Moreau.
Born in Newport, Rhode Island, son of the late Oliver E. Moreau, Sr. and the late Elsie (Costa) Dawson, he was a lifelong resident of Mattapoisett and graduate of Old Rochester Regional High School. Mike served in the Navy during the Vietnam War and later was a salesman for Davidson’s Meat for many years. After Davidson’s he worked with Luzo and then Sysco until his retirement.
Mike loved the water and time spent on his boat. He had served as an assistant Shellfish Warden and assistant Harbormaster in Mattapoisett. He was a member of the Quittacus Masonic Lodge AF & AM the Aleppo Temple Order of the Shrine and an avid model train collector.
He is survived by his wife; two sons, Michael B. Moreau, Jr. and his wife Erin and their children, Hunter, Derek and Blake of Mattapoisett and Brett D. Moreau and his wife Kellie and his children, Rebecca and Gabrielle of Mattapoisett; his step mother, Natalie Moreau of New Bedford; two brothers, Oliver E. Moreau, Jr. and his wife Sandy of Mt. Wolf, Pennsylvania and Jeffrey Moreau and several nieces and nephews. Moreau was the brother of the late Merle McCra.
Calling hours are Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven. Cremation will follow. For facility directions or memorial register go to,
www.hathawayfunerals.com or call (508)994-9471.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Shriner’s Hospital for Children, 51 Blossom St., Boston, MA 02114 or a charity of your choice.