Doris H. Brisson

September 3, 1940September 17, 2013
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Doris H. (Szczepkowski) Brisson, age 73, of Swansea, passed away Tuesday, September 17, 2013 at her residence surrounded by her family. She was the wife of Normand J. Brisson to whom she has been married for the past 49 years.

Born in Fall River, a daughter of the late Stanley and Helen (Pelletier) Szczepkowski, she lived in Assonet before moving to Swansea over 40 years ago.

A graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School, class of 1958, she worked as a Teller at the former Slade’s Ferry Bank for many years.

An avid Red Sox fan, she enjoyed crocheting and visiting Newport Grand Ja Alai.

In addition to her husband she is survived by two sons; Robert N. Brisson of Swansea, Brian M. Brisson and his wife Marianne of Taunton, one brother; Walter Szczepkowski and his wife Julie of Lakeville, one sister; Helen McCrohan of Berkley, Aunt; Jenni Bacci of Assonet, four grandchildren; Ashley, Ryan, Kyle, and Cassidy, and several nieces and nephews. She was sister of the late Stanley, Philip, and Leo Szczepkowski.

Her Funeral will be held Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:30AM in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME OF MEMORIAL TRIBUTE at BIRCHCREST, 189 Gardners Neck. Rd. Swansea, followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00AM in St. Bernard’s Church, 30 South Main St., Assonet. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday from 5:00 to 8:00PM. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Southcoast VNA, 200 Mill Road, Fairhaven, MA 02719. Burial in Assonet Burying Ground



  • Visitation Friday, September 20, 2013
  • Funeral Service Saturday, September 21, 2013
  • Funeral Mass Saturday, September 21, 2013


  • Burial

Doris H. Brisson

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Patricia (Pelton) Medeiros

February 25, 2014

So sorry to hear about your loss. We shared a lot of classes at Durfee and graduated together. She was so nice and a good friend during our years at Durfee.

Pat (Pelton) Medeiros

Brian Brisson

January 16, 2014

I cant belive it has been almost 4 months since you left us it has been tough not being able to pick up the phone to say hello. I miss you mom Love Brian

Bruce & Sherry Zitano

September 21, 2013

Dear Bob and family, we are so terribly saddened to hear of your mother's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Although it is difficult to see beyond the sorrow today, may looking back in memory help to comfort you tomorrow and always.

Brian Jenkins

September 21, 2013

Brian, Bob, and Ashley, my heartfelt sympathies to you and your family as you grieve the loss of your loved one. May this time of loss also serve as a time for you all to remember and smile at all the memories a loving family provides. My thoughts and prayers.

Robin Adams

September 20, 2013

She will be missed she was my friend on facebook. I never got to meet her in person.

Lillie Kidd

September 20, 2013

To, Brian, Bob and all of the Brisson Family. I am very sorry to hear of your lost. I will remember the family in my prayers. May your beloved mother rest in peace. Lillie Kidd (Worcester, Ma.)

Norma Dubiel McKenzie

September 20, 2013

Durfee High, Class of 1958 fondly remembers Doris. We send condolences
to her family and friends. May she rest peacefully.

Michael B Tennant

September 19, 2013

Brian! I am very sorry to hear about your mothers passing and you were always very close to her for the many years that I have known you since Jr.High School! Her memories will live in you forever and you will never ever forget the love that she always gave you! God Bless!

Ray and Sue Tremblay

September 19, 2013

We are so sorry for your tremendous loss. Doris was such a special person. She will be missed by many, including me. I have alot of great memories of her. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Ray and Sue

Bob and Judy Levesque

September 19, 2013

We are heartbroken to hear that our good friend has passed away. We have so many fond memories of Doris. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Love, Bob and Judy