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Annette M. (Messier) Hanks

1924 ~ 2021 (age 97)

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Annette Hanks wife of the late Ralph Hanks passed away on Friday, March 05, 2021, she survived by her five children, Lucille Kenney, Raymond (Bernadette) Hanks, Richard (Debra) Hanks, Donald (Janice) Hanks, Denis (Kathy) Hanks, one brother Charlie Messier of Falmouth, eleven grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Adrian Messier, Leo Messier, Robert Messier and Edmond Messier.

Visiting hours will be Friday, March 12, 2021 from 4 to 8 PM at the Cabral Baylies Square-Lamoureux Funeral Home, 512 No Front Street, New Bedford. Please be advised that due to the Covid-19 pandemic, there are strict guidelines that must be adhered for the safety of everyone. You MUST wear a face-covering to be allowed to the services. Please practice social distancing and avoid any close contact. Guests will be permitted to pay their respects and depart to allow the next guest to enter. Capacity at the funeral home will be limited so there could be wait times outside the funeral home.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her funeral mass on Saturday at 10 AM at Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 121 Mt. Pleasant Street, New Bedford. Due to the current restrictions  the amount of people is limited. Everyone must wear a face-covering. Interment at Sacred Heart # 2 Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made in her memory to: St. Lawrence Food Pantry, 110 Summer Street, New Bedford, MA 02740 or

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March 12, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Cabral Baylies Square Funeral Home
512 North Front Street
New Bedford, MA 02746

Funeral Mass
March 13, 2021

10:00 AM
Holy Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
121 Mt. Pleasant Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

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