Marie L. Yvonne Santos
November 12, 1925 – July 28, 2020
Marie L. Yvonne Santos, 94, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at St. Luke’s Hospital. She was the wife of the late Robert Pelletier and Domingos Santos.
Born in New Bedford, she was one of 13 children born to Henry and Marie-Louise (Lafreniere) Bariteau. She had resided in Rochester, New York for a period of time before moving back to Massachusetts in 1968. She was the owner of Barry’s Restaurant in Sassequin until her retirement in 1990.
Yvonne enjoyed trips to the casinos, scratch tickets and loved family gatherings, especially clam boils.
She is survived by her daughter, Robin Pelletier of New Bedford; her niece and caretaker, Debra Rioux of New Bedford; her brother, Robert Bariteau of Dartmouth; her sister, Elizabeth Francisco of New Bedford; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her siblings, Charles, Richard, Rene, Frederick, Lucien and Albert Bariteau, Violet Gomes, Florence Monteiro, Shirley Cunha and Albertine Benoit.
In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Heart Association, PO Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241-7005.
Private services are in the care of Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. For online tributes please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com