PAWTUCKET - Clarisse Bachand, 88, died peacefully on Monday, March 31, 2014 at Jeanne Jugan Residence, surrounded by her loving and devoted sons. She was the beloved wife of the late Harold Bachand to whom she was married for 52 years. Clarisse was born in Pawtucket, the daughter of the late Edmond and Bernadette (Breault) Gevry and was a lifelong resident of the Blackstone Valley.
Clarisse worked at the former Fred's Pharmacy on Broad Street, Central Falls for more than 20 years before retiring. She was active in Notre Dame Parish, Central Falls and was a past president of the Senior Citizens of Notre Dame. She also enjoyed traveling with the Royal Travelers.
She leaves her sons and their wives Denis and Marcia Bachand of Port Charlotte, FL, Michael and Donna Bachand of Wynne, AR, and Marc and Barbara Bachand of Seekonk, MA; two sisters, Lucille Lopes of Pawtucket and Louise Caplette of Hickory, NC; five grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Bertrand Gevry and Georgette Doucette.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in the Chapel at the Jeanne Jugan Residences at 10:45 a.m. on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Burial will be private. Calling hours at the Jeanne Jugan Residence on Wednesday, April 2, 2014 from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers donations to Jeanne Jugan Residence in her memory would be appreciated. Jeanne Jugan Residence Home, 964 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Arrangements entrusted to the Darlington Mortuary of L. Heroux & Son, Pawtucket.
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