Besides her husband of 43 years, she leaves two children, Peter J. Irla of Tiverton and Aimee Y. Gauthier of Dartmouth.
She was the daughter of the late Armand H. and Marguerite (Cormier) Messier and the sister of the late Robert A. “Bugsy” Messier, Charlotte Collard, Rochelle Ferreira and Margot Zimmerman.
Following cremation, her funeral service was held Saturday evening, Feb. 23, in the Auclair Funeral Home, 690 South Main St., Fall River. Online guest book can be found at AuclairFuneralHome.com