Roger N. Gaumont

May 12, 1928May 25, 2018

Roger N. Gaumont, age 90 of New Bedford passed away Friday, May 25, 2018 in Hathaway Manor surrounded by his loving family. He was the husband of the late Margaret J. (Wedge) Gaumont.

Born in New Bedford a son of the late Leandre and Louise (Monast) Gaumont, he was a lifelong New Bedfod resident. Roger was a graduate of New Bedford Vocational High School. and a communicant of St. Joseph and St. Therese Church. He was employed for 36 years at the Acushnet Company as a time study engineer, retiring in 1990. Roger loved his family and especially being with his grandchildren. He was a coach for CYO and the Whaling City Little League and he enjoyed fishing.

Roger is survived by two daughters, Carol Nelson and her husband Robert Jr. and Diane Leal and her husband Robert, both of New Bedford; two sons, Robert Gaumont and his wife Cathy Maccini of Dartmouth and Gary Gaumont of Hyannis; a sister Claire Amaral and her husband Ernest of CA; six grandchildren, Amanda and her husband Lincoln, Meghan, Amy, Robert III and his wife Stephanie, Laura and Grace; and three great-grandchildren, Jameson, Thomas and Avery; and several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Roger H. Gaumont and the brother of the late Roland Gaumont.

Roger’s family would like to thank the staff of Hathaway Manor for the wonderful care provided to their beloved father.

His funeral service will be held on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 9:00AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at FAIRLAWN, 180 Washington Street, Fairhaven followed by a funeral mass at 10:00AM in St. Joseph and St. Therese Church, Acushnet Ave, New Bedford. Relatives and friends are invited. Visitation Wednesday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. Burial is Private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Rogers name may be made to: Epilepsy Foundation, 306 Winthrop Street, Taunton, MA 02780. For tributes and directions:


  • The late Leandre Gaumont, Father
  • The late Louise (Monast) Gaumont, Mother
  • The late Margaret J. (Wedge) Gaumont, Wife
  • Carol Nelson & her husband Robert Jr., Daughter
  • Diane Leal & her husband Robert, Daughter
  • Robert Gaumont & his wife Cathy Maccini, Son
  • Gary Gaumont, Son
  • Claire Amaral & her husband Ernest, Sister
  • He is also survived by

  • Epilepsy Foundation


  • Visitation Wednesday, May 30, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, May 31, 2018
  • Burial Thursday, May 31, 2018

Roger N. Gaumont

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