Arthur J. Villeneuve, Jr.

Died: Mon., Aug. 12, 2019

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Sat., Aug. 17, 2019
Location: St. Mary's Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford

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Fall River – Arthur J. Villeneuve, Jr., 84, died Monday, August 12, 2019, at Charlton Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of the late Simone (Poulin) Villeneuve.
     Born in New Bedford, son of the late Arthur J. and Delma (Martin) Villeneuve, he lived here all his life.  He was employed as a store operations executive for retail drug stores until retirement.
     He is survived by a daughter, Angelique Villeneuve Errafay; 4 sons, Christopher, Patrick, Peter and Neil Villeneuve; 2 sisters, Patricia Forest and Pauline Fernandes; 14 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.
     He was the father of the late Randall Villeneuve.
     Relatives and friends are invited to his funeral Mass at 11 A.M., Saturday, August 17, 2019 in St. Mary’s Church, 343 Tarkiln Hill Rd., New Bedford.  Burial will be at a later date.
     Arrangements are with Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  For condolences, please visit

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Elizabeth Medas
   Posted Tue August 13, 2019
So sorry for your heartache😢 He was such a great Dad🙏🙏

Rev. Philip Hamel
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
My sympathy to Arthur's family. He was a gentleman and I will always have fond memories of him. I know how difficult it was for him to lose both Simone and Randall. Now they have an eternal reunion. He is in my prayers.

Mary lou Marques
   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Villeneuave. I worked at the first Fantastic Sam,s that he started . My condolences to all his family.

   Posted Wed August 14, 2019
ARTHUR (my cousin) and I grew up together. We both enjoyed Long Pond and our cottages there. WE enjoyed Lincoln Park on Saturday nights. I will always remember he and his family.I will look for him in our next life. BLESS YOU MY COUSIN AND FRIEND. AMEN.

Sandra Schard
   Posted Thu August 15, 2019
I sat next to Arthur every Sunday at Mass, he was a kind & gentle man with a funny wit. My deepest sympathy to the family.
Sandra Schard

Howard Paine
   Posted Fri August 16, 2019
My deepest sympathies to Chris, Angel, Pat, Pete and Neil as well as entire extended family. I always thought your dad was a great guy when I was growing up. May he be reunited with your mom who I also have great memories of. RIP 🙏🙏🙏

Mr Mrs Joseph Hevey
   Posted Fri August 16, 2019
To Pauline, Peter and the Villeneuve family, Our sincere sympathy to all of you in your lost. In our prayers, God rest his soul and the soul of all the departed.

Jackie Boyer
   Posted Sun August 18, 2019
My deepest sympathy, to the Villeuneve family. Your dad was a sweet ,compassionate man. My late dad, Roger Boyer, was a cherished friend of my dad.He made the world a better place to live.

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