Roland A. Casavant

Dec 11, 2018

Roland A. Casavant, 94, of Dartmouth died Sunday, December 2, 2018 at St. Luke's Hospital.

Born in South Berwick, Maine, son of the late Fred and Mary Louise (Tondreault) Casavant, he lived in Greenwich Village, New York for most of his life before moving to New Bedford in 2014.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He was employed by Pan American World Airways as a flight attentant for 30 years during which he flew to 89 countries and was on the first 747 Flight from Paris to New York in 1970.

Roland is survived by 18 nieces and nephews, Robert, Suzanne, Denis, Doreen, Linda, Brian, and Marc Tetreault, Donna Martin, Bruce, David, Shawn, and Stephen Casavant, Nancy Marcotte, Cheryl Mills, Shelley Regan, Mary Beth Robles, Jo-Ann Pierce, and Terri Almeida; and over 40 great-nieces and great-nephews.

He was predeceased by his companion, Thomas L. Comiskey; and his siblings, Alfred J. and Leo C. Casavant, Lorraine T.L. Parent, and Marie E. Tetreault.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Roland's memory may be made to CARE at .

Private arrangements are with the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. For online guestbook, visit