OBITUARY

Adrian J. Dauphin

April 5, 1942June 22, 2019
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Adrian J. Dauphin, age 77, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019 peacefully at his home in Fall River with his family at his side. He was the husband of Joan Dowling to whom he was married for 19 years.

Born in Fall River a son of the late Adrian and the late Mary (Pruchnik) Dauphin, he was a lifelong resident of the city. A graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School he earned a Master’s degree in Education from Bridgewater State College, was 5 credits short of earning a second Master’s in Mathematics from Providence College and a member of MENSA.

In his early years he worked at the Westport Yacht Club and at the Children’s Home in Fall River. A math and history teacher at Morton Middle School for 11 years he was then a Guidance Counselor at the Talbot Middle School for 33 years. An active man he played handball throughout the country and loved gardening. He enjoyed traveling to Bermuda, Horseneck Beach, his Austin Healey and Corvette, his late cats, Maxxi and Minni, and being a member of the Over the Hill Gang.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by one daughter, Amy B. Bettencourt and her husband Michael of Portsmouth, RI; cousin, Christine and his aunt, Phyllis Pruchnik. He was father of the late Mark A. Dauphin.

His Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, June 27, 2019 at 9:00 AM from the Waring-Sullivan Home at Cherry Place, 178 Winter St., Fall River followed by his Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM in Holy Name Church, 709 Hanover St., Fall River. Burial will be in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, Fall River. Visiting hours are Wednesday from 3:00 – 7:00 PM. For directions and tributes, www.waring-sullivan.com.

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, June 26, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Funeral Mass Thursday, June 27, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, June 27, 2019

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Annie Bolduc

June 26, 2019

Joan,
My deepest sympathy to you as well as all of Adrian's family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.

Cathy Collins

June 23, 2019

My deepest condolences to Amy my niece, and family!!

Robert/Patricia Collins

June 23, 2019

Much Sympathy to Amy ,Adrian's Daughter and the Dauphine Family!!!

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