|

Roland A. Bachand Sr., 98

image

Northborough – Roland A. Bachand Sr. 98, of Church Street, died peacefully at home Tuesday Dec. 1 6 , 2 0 0 8 , while on hospice. His loving wife, Gertrude M. (Hickey) Bachand, died in August 2007.

He leaves his sons, Arthur Bachand and Roland "Buddy" Bachand Jr.; his granddaughters, Cassandra Bachand and Marianne Spencer; his brother, the Honorable Cliff ord Bachand; two great-grandchildren, Dillon and Elena; and many nieces and nephews.

Born in Waterbury, Conn., in 1910, the son of Arthur and Zeleda (Brodeur) Bachand, he was raised in Worcester and later settled in Northborough in 1948.

Mr. Bachand worked as a salesman for the former General Baking Co. in Worcester for 30 years until his retirement. He went on to work at Proctor Elementary School in Northborough as a custodian.

He was a turkey farmer who also loved to grow vegetables. He enjoyed traveling and politics, and was a longtime member of St. Rose of Lima Church in Northborough.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 18 from St. Rose of Lima Church, with burial at Hope Cemetery in Worcester. Hays Funeral Home of Northborough directed arrangements.

Short URL: http://communityadvocate.com/?p=4150

Posted by on Dec 26 2008. Filed under Uncategorized. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

Leave a Reply


- 8 = one

Recently Commented

  • Suzen Chicco: Hi Jim, You have an interesting outlook. Where is the harm in educating oneself and others in all the...
  • Janet Matthews: Janet Matthews March 27, 2015 – 10:24 pm I have known Judy since I was a teenager. She has...
  • Janet Matthews: I have known Judy since I was a teenager. She has always been a gentle, lovely, special kind of...
  • It's Me: A bunch of politicians bending the truth and slapping each other on the back for a job well done forcing the...
  • Mike Scully: This shows the level of Economic Development we need in Grafton when most of the top 10 taxpayers are...