Emil A. Fuller, 83, Westport

Posted 5/23/19

Emil A. Fuller, 83, of Westport, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at CareOne at New Bedford.  He was the husband of the late Joan (Vieira) Fuller.

Born in Harrisburg, Penn., he was the son of …

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Emil A. Fuller, 83, Westport

Posted

Emil A. Fuller, 83, of Westport, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, at CareOne at New Bedford.  He was the husband of the late Joan (Vieira) Fuller.

Born in Harrisburg, Penn., he was the son of the late John and Mary (Muksulee) Fuller.  A veteran of the Korean War and the Vietnam War, he served his country in the United States Navy for 21 years.  He received the Good Conduct Medal, Navy Occupation Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal.

He was a communicant of Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport.  Mr. Fuller was a member and chaplain of the American Legion James Morris Post 145 of Westport and a member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Vietnam Veteran of American Chapter #207 of Westport. 

Survivors include a daughter, Deborah L. Fuller, DMD and her husband Brian D. Gaudette, DMD of Wakefield, RI; two grandchildren, Eric D. Gaudette and Alexa L. Gaudette; a sister-in-law, Josephine Vieira of Westport; many nieces and nephews; and his longtime companion and friend, Judith Souza.

His funeral, to which relatives and friends are invited, will be Wednesday, May 29, from the Potter Funeral Home, 81 Reed Road, Westport, at 9 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Our Lady of Grace Church, Westport, at 10 a.m.

Calling hours are Tuesday, 5-8 p.m.

Interment will be in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: American Legion James Morris Post 145, PO Box 1322, Westport, MA 02790.

For directions or to sign the on-line guest book, please visit www.potterfuneralservice.com.

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