Rock Funeral Home

1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA


Yvette A. Hebert

June 10, 1922February 11, 2020

Yvette A. Hebert, of Acushnet, age 97, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 in Somerset Ridge Nursing Home. She was the wife of the late Ovila H. Hebert. Born in St. Damien, Quebec, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Emma (Guillemette) Fortin. She was a Housekeeper at St. Francis Xavier Rectory for many years, and was a proud recipient of receiving a Marian Medal. She was a member of Bible Breakfast Club and a Jolly Senior of Acushnet bowling. Yvette enjoyed knitting, sewing, and was an avid Red Sox fan. She will be missed by many.

She is survived by her children, Robert W. Hebert and his wife Audrey of Dartmouth, Donald M. Hebert and his wife Rachelle of Taunton, Paul R. Hebert and his wife Cindy of Mattapoisett, Irene Tetreault of New Bedford and Diane I. Hebert of Taunton; a daughter-in-law, Louise Hebert of Wareham; 12 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren, 5 great-great grandchildren,and several nieces and nephews. Yvette was the mother of the late Albert R. Hebert and Richard Hebert and sister of the late Maurice Fortin, Raymond Fortin, Doris Fournier, and Irene Fortin.

Her Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 10:00AM in St. Francis Xavier Parish, 125 Main St., Acushnet. Everyone is invited to go straight to church. Visiting Hours will be held on Wednesday, February 19, 2020 from 4:00 – 7:00PM in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford, MA. 02745. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. For on-line tributes please visit our website at: www.rock-funeralhome.com


  • Visiting Hours Wednesday, February 19, 2020
  • Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, February 20, 2020
  • Burial Thursday, February 20, 2020


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Joanne Petitpas

February 22, 2020

Hi Diane sorry for your loss she was a sweetie to me .I'll never forget her or your Dad!

David Barbour

February 17, 2020

Dear Don,

Our thoughts and prayers are with you, Rachelle, and the family in the recent loss of your mother Yvette.

97 years young! What a wonderful life and a Red Sox fan too!


David and Susan Barbour

Christine Tetreault

February 12, 2020

My heart is broken, I will miss talking to you and sharing life and remembering the past. You are now with Pepere, Uncle Al, my dad, and all the rest of the family. I'll try to do what you asked and be happy, but Massachusetts will never be home again.