Obituary : Joseph L. Dumais
Joseph L. Roland Dumais of Falmouth died on Monday, May 18, at the Royal Nursing Center in Falmouth. He was the beloved husband of the late Lorraine B. Dumais, to whom he was married for 60 years. He was born in Fall River on September 8, 1917 to the late Louis G. Dumais and Rosa A. Dumais.
Roland, as he was known, worked as a foreman in construction for First National Stores for almost 50 years. He raised his family in Dorchester, where he was a member of the Holy Name Society at St. Matthew's Church.
He was survived by his sons, Roland G. Dumais of Hyannis, and Robert P. Dumais of Martha's Vineyard; his grandson Robert Dumais Jr. and his wife, Ann; his great-grandchildren, Bobby III and Amanda of Medfield; grandson Scott T. and his wife, Tracey; and great-grandchildren Kara and Danny of Norfolk; and a brother, Raymond of Bartow, Fla. He is also survived by his daughter-in-law Theresa of Falmouth. He was predeceased by his daughter Jeanne Dumais, who died at six months; his sisters, Gertrude B. Lussier, and Lucienne A. Gagon; and his brother, Alcide L. Dumais.
Services are private.
Memorial donations may be made to Nauset, Inc., Independence Park, 895 Mary Dunn Road, Hyannis, MA 0261. This is a workshop that his son Roland attends.
For online guestbook, please visit ccgfuneralhome.com.