OBITUARY

Jeanne Souza

July 27, 1929November 25, 2018
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Jeanne (Chenel) Souza, of Pocasset, MA, passed away on Sunday, November 25, 2018 at Cape Heritage surrounded by her loving children. She was the wife of the late Maurice Gosselin and the late Edward Souza. Born in New Bedford, MA, a daughter of the late Albert and Kathleen (Yates) Chenel and sister to the late Albert Chenel, the late Donald Chenel, the late Diane Hiebel, and grandmother to the late Christopher Melanson. She is survived by 3 sisters, Kathleen Schauerman of FL, Valerie Catt of Bourne & Judy Tangredi of NY, 2 daughters, Debra Melanson & her Fiancé Matt Bridges of Sandwich and Valerie Kennedy & her Fiancé Matt Maryanski of Nantucket; 2 sons, Maurice (Moe) Gosselin & wife Sally of Pocasset and Raymond Gosselin & wife Mary of Martha's Vineyard; 6 grandchildren; Jennifer, Meghan, Chenel, Chelsea, Todd & Carl and 5 great-grandchildren; Sophia, Christopher, William, Dustin & Myles. Jeanne is also survived by Lesley Usher her special Angel. Jeanne worked at Titleist Golf Ball Company in New Bedford as quality control. After moving to the cape she got a job at Cape Cod Nursing Home in Buzzards Bay and worked there in the Laundry department until retirement. In retirement Jeanne lived a very busy life, traveling on cruises and going on adventures. She loved hanging with her friends either going on bus trips to Foxwoods or just a Friday night game of cards and white zinfandel! A woman always dressed to the nines, Jeanne lived a long, happy adventurous life! A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, December 3rd at St. John's the Evangelist Church 841 Shore Road Pocasset, MA. Interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery. Visitation 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne, MA. In lieu of flowers please donate to the charity of your choice.

  • FAMILY

  • Maurice Gosselin, Husband
  • Edward Souza, Husband
  • Albert Chenel, Father
  • Kathleen Chenel, Mother
  • Albert Chenel, Brother
  • Donald Chenel, Brother
  • Diane Hiebel, Sister
  • Christopher Melanson, Grandson
  • Kathleen Schauerman, Sister
  • Valerie Catt, Sister
  • Judy Tangredi, Sister
  • Debra Melanson, Daughter
  • Matt Bridges, Son-in-law
  • Valerie Kennedy, Daughter
  • Matt Maryanski, Son-in-law
  • Maurice (Moe) Gosselin, Son
  • Sally Gosselin, Daughter-in-law
  • Raymond Gosselin, Son
  • Mary Gosselin, Daughter-in-law
  • She is also survived by 6 grandchildren; Jennifer, Meghan, Chenel, Chelsea, Todd & Carl and 5 great-grandchildren; Sophia, Christopher, William, Dustin & Myles. Jeanne is also survived by Lesley Usher her special Angel.

Services

  • Visiting Hours Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Monday, December 3, 2018
  • Burial Monday, December 3, 2018
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Jeanne Souza

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Denise Kenoi

November 29, 2018

Sending Aloha and peace to all of you. Let the memories and laughter of which I know are many remain. Continue to talk story to all the children reminding them of Jeans life, humor and qualities. Find comfort in knowing this world is only a temporary resting place and her eternity with Jesus begins ; forever. Blessings and Shaloha (love &peace). Denise and Dennis Kenoi

Chris Chenel

November 27, 2018

Visiting Aunt Jeanne every summer, her stories, her unique laughter, and her special self. We will miss you dearly! All our love, Chris, Ronnie, Magnus and Donald.

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