Doris M. (Gagne) Dextraze

Died: Mon., Apr. 5, 2021


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Thu., Apr. 08, 2021
Location: Machnowski Funeral Home 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford

Funeral Mass

11:00 AM Fri., Apr. 09, 2021
Location: Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 235 North Front St. New Bedford

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New Bedford – Doris M. (Gagne) Dextraze, 71, died Monday, April 5, 2021 at home.  She was the wife of William J. Dextraze, Jr.
     Born in Montreal, Canada, the daughter of the late Amy H. and Valentina (Berube) Gagne, she lived in New Bedford for most of her life.  She was a homemaker.
     Doris enjoyed bingo, shopping and the company of her dog, Lola.  She especially loved spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
     She is survived by her husband, William; 4 daughters, Lisa Roderick and husband, Arty and their children, Arthur, Jr., Jacob, Justin, Connor and Manny; Suzanne Dextraze Hart and her son, Louie; Theresa Botelho and husband, Billy and their children, Danielle, Dominique, Kenny and Billy, Jr.; and Elizabeth Gregory and husband, Jimmy and their children, Brittney and Lindzie; 14 great-grandchildren and two sisters, Rollande Cardin and Jacqueline Souza.
     Visitation is 4 – 7 P.M., Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Machnowski Funeral Home, 472 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford.  Her funeral is at 10 A.M., Friday from the funeral home followed by a Mass at 11 A.M. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, New Bedford.  Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery is private.
     In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude PL, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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Cynthia Camacho
   Posted Tue April 06, 2021
hello i am so sorry for your loss

Chris &Debbie Botelho
   Posted Wed April 07, 2021
We are so sorry for your loss my friend,our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Curley. We are here for you if you need anything.
Chris &Debbie

Robbie Gomes
   Posted Sun April 11, 2021
Dear Curly and Family,
I am so sad to hear of your loss. May God Bless you all with Doris’s soul. Although it has been many years I will always remember the laughs we shared.
Deepest Sympathy,

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