June 19, 2018

Mildred J. (Mello) Hatten

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Mildred J. (Mello) Hatten, 90, passed away peacefully at her childhood home, in Dighton, on December 30, 2017, with her son and his fiancé by her side. Mildred was the daughter of the late Joseph and Alexandria (Barry) Mello and wife of the late Peter C. Hatten, Sr.

Born in Providence, RI and a resident of North Dighton for many years, Mildred was a graduate of Dighton High School class of 1945. She attended Bryant & Stratton College. She was an employee of Davol Rubber Company, in Providence, for fourteen and a half years in the payroll department, worked at Princess House in the bookkeeping department and was Town Accountant for the Town of Rehoboth for twenty-seven years. She was a member of various accounting and municipal organizations.

She was an avid seamstress and enjoyed crafting. Mildred also enjoyed camping and traveling with her late husband but spending time with her grandchildren brought her the most joy.

Mildred is survived by a son Peter C. Hatten, Jr. and his fiancé Mary Peterson-Goff of Dighton; three grandchildren, Dominique (DJ), Elizabeth, and Casey Hatten; two sisters Genevieve Mello and Mary Jane Kingsland both of North Dighton, MA; and several nieces and nephews and their families.

Relatives and friends are invited to funeral services on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 11:00am, in the Crapo Hathaway Funeral Home, 350 Somerset Ave, Taunton, MA. Visiting hours will be prior from 9-11am. Burial will be private.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Southcoast VNA and Hospice, 200 Mill Road, Suite 120, Fairhaven, MA 02719.

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