Armand Malenfant, 74, Westport

Armand Malenfant, 74, of Westport died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at St. Anne’s Hospital.  He was the fiancé of Joan Pingley of Westport.
Born in Fall River, son of the late Joseph A. and Celia (Labonte) Malenfant, he was a lifelong resident of Westport.  Prior to retirement in 1998, he was a mechanic for Algonquin Gas Company.  
Mr. Malenfant was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Church, Westport.  He was a longtime member and former president of the Fall River Camera Club, the Knights of Columbus and the Massachusetts Senior Action (Bristol Chapter), and was a delegate for the Westport Democratic Committee.  He was dedicated to his family.
Including his fiancé, survivors include two sons, Paul Malenfant of Westport and Dennis Malenfant of Westport; a daughter, Susan Malenfant of Fall River; a step-son, John Orr of Westport; wo step-daughters, Diane Audette of Westport and Wendy Ponte of Westport; and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
He was the brother of the late Jeannette M. Valeriana.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: National Multiple Sclerosis Society, P.O. Box 4527, New York, NY 10163.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport.
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