OBITUARY

Ernest W. Dechene Jr.

March 25, 1949October 17, 2016

Ernest W. Dechene, Jr., of Buzzards Bay, passed away Monday, October 17, 2016. He was the husband of Patricia A. (Cost) Dechene.

Born in Dorchester, MA, he was the son of the late Ernest W. and Pauline (Crosby) Dechene.

Mr. Dechene had worked as a journeyman lineman for 49 years. He was a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 104.

Besides his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Kimberli Edwards and her husband Vincent of Sandwich, MA, Laurie DeBarros and her husband David of Wareham, MA and Traci Davies and her husband Robert of Hudson, NH; siblings, Virginia Birdsong and her husband Frank of Chester, VA; Margaret Rogers of Chesterfield, VA; Anne Dixon Bronson, FL; and Paul Dechene of Everett, WA; grandchildren, Deion DeBarros, Caitlyn Kearney, Brianna Kearney, Gavin Edwards, Casey Davies, Jessica Davies, Kelly Davies and Matthew Davies. He was the brother of the late David Dechene and grandfather of the late Daniel DeBarros.

His Funeral Mass will be held on Monday October 24, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. in St. Margaret Church 141 Main Street Buzzards Bay. Interment in Oakland Grove Cemetery. Visitation Sunday 3:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home 40 MacArthur Blvd., Bourne. In lieu of flowers donations in his memory can be made to IBEW Local 104 Brotherhood Fund 130 West Street Walpole, MA 02081. Arrangements under the direction of Nickerson~Bourne Funeral Home, Bourne, Massachusetts.

Services

  • Vistation Sunday, October 23, 2016
  • Funeral Mass Monday, October 24, 2016
  • Interment Monday, October 24, 2016

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Debbie (DeChane ) Rogers

October 31, 2016

So sad to hear of Ernie's passing. We were great friends through childhood and teenage years. He was such a wonderful guy and I loved him as a great friend. May your memories of him help you through this difficult time. He will always be with you in your heart's. Sending love and prayers to his family and friends. ❤

Donna Reed-White

October 26, 2016

Very sorry to hear of Ernie's passing... I was lucky enough to talk to him and catch up after many years at the Mezza Luna in 2010. Condolences to his wife and family ....

Jon Ericson

October 24, 2016

So very sorry to hear of Ernies' passing, my old hook-ladder buddy. RIP.
Jon A Ericson

Jon Ericson

October 24, 2016

So very sorry to hear of Ernies' passing, my old hook ladder buddy.
Jon A Ericson

Jim Davies

October 24, 2016

Sorry to hear of Ernies passing he will be missed
Jim Davies

Kathy Zagzebski

October 24, 2016

Sincere condolences to Kim, Laurie, and all Ernie's family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sending hugs and wishing you peace.

Jon Ericson

October 23, 2016

So sorry to hear of Ernies passing, my old Hook Ladder Buddy.

Jon Ericson

October 23, 2016

So very sorry to hear of Ernies' passing, my old hook and ladder buddy.
Jon A Ericson

October 21, 2016

Lots of memories over 50 years, local union 224 and those guys for one. Thanks for your friendship and the "bashlins". 104 and the Bay will never be the same. Say hello to Rock and the rest of the guys, keep one cold for me and don't let Pete get it!
RIP pal, mac

Brenda and Kenny Wicklund

October 21, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with Ernie's wife Patti and family. We are proud to have been considered his friends. RIP Ernie til we meet again.

FROM THE FAMILY