FALL RIVER… Francois J.Dumont, 64, of Fall River passed away April 4, 2021 at home, surrounded by his family. He was known to family and friends as “FRANK ZAPPA”
He was the loving companion of Kathy Desmarais, to whom he had been with for 30 years.
Born in St. Luce, Quebec, Canada, he was a son of the late Paul A. Dumont and Bertha (Michaud) Dumont Pineau.
Prior to retiring, Mr. Dumont worked as a Weaver Supervisor in various textile mills in Fall River and New Bedford. He enjoyed anything that involved a musical instrument, playing guitar, touring with bands, making albums, and playing his guitar rocking in his rocking chair.
Along with his companion, survivors include his daughter: Kelly Dumont, of East Providence, RI; his stepsons: Denis Desmarais, of Somerset, and Michael Desmarais, of Fall River; his sisters: Pauline A. Levesque, Jacqueline Amaral, Louise Durand, Helene Sullivan, and Mariana O’Grady, all of Fall River; his brothers: Jacques J. Dumont, and Dennis J. Dumont, both of Fall River; a stepsister: Terrie Arnold; his step-brothers: Henry Pineau, of Luguff, SC, and Donald Pineau, of Fall River; his grandchildren: Nicholas, Michaela, and Samantha Desmarais; several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Jean Baptist Dumont and Raymond J. Dumont, stepbrother of the late Wilfred Pineau II, Roger Pineau, and Jeanne Lelreux, and was the uncle of the late Edward Sullivan, Jr.
Calling hours will be held Friday, April 9, 2021, from 10 AM to 2 PM, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM from the Oliveira Funeral Home, 2064 South Main St. Fall River, MA 02724.
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