Prudence (Poirier) Rezendes, 79, of Bellingham passed away Wed. July 4, 2018 at Milford Regional Medical Center, Milford. She was the wife of George C. Rezendes.
A resident of Bellingham for 50 years, Prudence had worked at Waters Corporation in Milford for many years before her retirement.
She was born and raised in New Bedford the daughter of the late Leonard I. and Gladys (Beard) Poirier.
Prudence enjoyed acrylic painting and was a member of the YMCA in Franklin for 19 years where she enjoyed water aerobics. She loved the beach and square dancing in Bellingham where she was a member of the Fourmost Squares.
In addition to her husband George, of 57 years, she is survived by her daughter, Nancy B. Schonberg of Bellingham; her son, Doug J. Rezendes of Blackstone and his significant other, Marcia Fontaine; a brother, Clinton and his wife Jocelyn Poirier of Dartmouth; a sister, Sue and her husband Roland Yerid of Dartmouth; an aunt, Millie Coyne of FL; a daughter-in-law, Karen Durudogan of Portsmouth, RI; five grandchildren, Christopher, Shawn, Sarah, Jake and Hunter; 5 step-grandchildren, great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Scott Rezendes.
Visiting hours will be held on Monday July 16, 2018 from 5 - 7 PM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford.
Funeral services will be Tuesday July 17, 2018 at 11:30 AM in the funeral home with a calling hour from 10:30 – 11:30 AM prior to the service.
Burial will follow at St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery, Bellingham.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701. www.bumafuneralhome.com