Sylvia A. Belliveau
Sylvia A. Belliveau
  • March 26, 1937 - July 11, 2017
  • Fall River, Massachusetts

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Sylvia A. (Grace) Belliveau, age 80, of Fall River, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on July 11, 2017 at Charlton Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. She was the wife of the late Vernon J. Belliveau, Sr.

Sylvia was born in Fall River, the daughter of the late Angela C.V. (Downs) Grace. She was a 1954 graduate of B.M.C. Durfee High School and a 1957 graduate of The Truesdale Hospital School of Nursing. In her early years as a nurse, Sylvia was the evening/night supervisor at Truesdale Hospital and later worked part-time at the ILGWU Health Center in Fall River. She was a communicant of Saints Peter and Paul church where she was involved with many church functions. She loved spending time on Cape Cod, in New Hampshire, and at South Shore Beach in Little Compton, RI.

She is survived by her beloved four sons, Vernon J. Belliveau Jr. and his wife Rosemary of Tiverton, RI, David P. Belliveau and his wife Martha of Swansea, Neal T. Belliveau and his wife Veronica of Portsmouth, RI, Jon W. Belliveau and his wife Linda of Westport; six grandchildren: Jay, Joel, Megan, Thomas, Vallery, and Vernon; a dear niece, the late Deborah A. Reney and her husband Maurice, and their children Stephen, Katherine, and Peter; a sister, Angela C. Lynch of Fall River, as well as several nieces and nephews.

There will be a Mass of Christian Burial held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 9:00AM in Holy Cross Church at Saints Peter and Paul Parish, 47 Pulaski St., Fall River followed by burial in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Fall River. Calling Hours will be held on Friday from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at CHERRY PLACE, 178 Winter St. Fall River. For online tributes and directions: