NEW BEDFORD-Muriel (Neville) Provencal, 86, of New Bedford passed away
Thursday, March 16, 2023 at Brandon Woods of New Bedford after a brief illness. She
was the loving wife of the late Edward D. Provencal.
Born in Fairhaven, daughter of the late Herbert E. and Mildred S. (Gregory) Neville, she
was a lifelong resident of New Bedford and communicant of Holy Name of the Sacred
Heart of Jesus Parish where she was a member of the Couples Club. Muriel had
worked at Eastern Sportswear and cape Cod Sports Wear until her retirement in 1998.
She was the sister of the late James, Herbert and Viola Neville, Barbara Malandra and
Ida Voter. Muriel is survived by nieces, Pauline St.Yves and her husband Paul,
Brenda (Voter) Cambra and her husband Phillip and the late Sharon; and cousins,
Robert Gregory and his wife Judy and Albert Gregory and his wife Bernice.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, March 21, 2023 at 10am in Holy
Name of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish on Mt. Pleasant St., New Bedford. Interment
will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery, New Bedford. Arrangements are by the Donaghy
New Day Cremation and Funeral Care, 465 County St., New Bedford. For memorial
register please visit, www.newdayfunerals.com.
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