OBITUARY

Stephen Robert Bache

May 25, 1940August 1, 2022
Obituary of Stephen Robert Bache
Stephen Robert (Bacigalupo) Bache Of Braintree, Norfolk County, MA went home to be with the Lord on August 1, 2022 at age 82. “Bob” was born on May 25, 1940 in Boston, MA a son of the late Stephen Andrew (Bacigalupo) Bache and the late Helen (Hoar) Bacigalupo (her last name at death was Austin). Bob served in the United States Air Force from October 1958 until October 1962 and was honorably discharged. He married his beloved wife, the late Charlene Donia (Milot) Bache, on November 18, 1967. They bought their forever home on August 18, 1971 in Braintree where they raised their seven children in the ways of the Lord and later retired. They were members of the First Baptist Church in Braintree. Bob was mechanically inclined working in the electronics field for many years as a build technician, electrical technician, and precision assembler. He loved to tinker on projects, spend time as an amateur radio operator (his handle was 120), play musical instruments, especially the guitar, and sing to the Lord. Bob is survived by his seven children: Stephen E. Bache of Abington, Terry L. Wyman married to Mark of Apex, NC, Alison M. Trout married to David of Salem, NH, David A. Bache married to Stacy of Lakeville, Paul D. Bache married to Michelle of Abington, Matthew A. Bache married to Nicolette of Rochester, and Thomas J. Bache of Abington; his eight grandchildren: Mackenzie, Jacob, Nathanael, Avalyn, Gabriel, Isaiah, Aria, and Joshua; his paternal half-sister Mary Ellen Termeer married to Richard of Venice FL, and her son James Arabasz and his family. Bob is predeceased by his paternal half-brother Edward Stephen Bache, step-brother Alfred Warren Goodnow III, step-mother Cecilia I. (Kennedy) Bache, and step-father Charles R. Austin. The burial was private with interment at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Charlene was cremated and placed next to Bob’s heart as she requested. Arrangements were made by Nickerson-Bourne Funeral Home in Bourne, MA. Friends and family are welcome to sign the online guest book. Charlene Donia (Milot) Bache Of Braintree, Norfolk County, MA went home to be with the Lord on August 31, 2017 at age 74. Charlene was born on August 4, 1943 in Brockton a daughter of the late Victor Francois Milot and the late Marion Delia (Tucker) Milot (her last name at death was Eichelberger). Charlene was raised in Hagerstown, MD by her father. Charlene graduated from the University of Virginia Medical School where she received her nurses training to work as an operating room nurse. She subsequently worked as a nurse in the emergency room at the University of Virginia. She moved back to Massachusetts in 1965 and worked for Brockton Hospital in the emergency room and operating room. She later worked for Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in Boston. Charlene married Stephen Robert Bacigalupo on November 18, 1967. They moved to Braintree in 1970 and bought their forever home on August 18, 1971 in the same town. In the 1970s, they began using the last name Bache (as did Bob’s father, Stephen A. Bacigalupo). This explains why some of her children were born with Bacigalupo and others Bache on their birth certificates. Charlene was gentle, full of faith, in constant prayer for her family, and loved gospel music and to sing. She belonged to the First Baptist Church of Braintree. She was an avid Christian who loved to share the message of the Lord with people in spiritual need. Charlene is survived by her beloved husband Stephen Robert (Bacigalupo) Bache; seven children: Stephen E. Bache of Abington, Terry L. Wyman married to Mark of Apex, NC, Alison M. Trout married to David of Salem, NH, David A. Bache married to Stacy of Lakeville, Paul D. Bache married to Michelle of Abington, Matthew A. Bache married to Nicolette of Rochester, and Thomas J. Bache of Abington; seven grandchildren; paternal half-sister Alison M. (Milot) Kretzer of Hagerstown, MD and her sons Victor M. Kretzer and George D. Kretzer Jr.; maternal half-brother Charles L. Eichelberger of Big Pool, MD; and step-mother Betty L. Milot of Hagerstown, MD. Charlene is predeceased by her sister Gloria Arlene (Milot) Churchey and maternal half-brother Richard K. Eichelberger Jr. both of Hagerstown, MD. At Charlene’s request all services were private. She requested cremation and to be buried with her husband upon his death at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. Memorial donations in Charlene’s memory may be sent to The Dana Farber Cancer Institute at South Shore Hospital, 101 Columbian Street, South Weymouth, MA 02190. Arrangements by the Peck Funeral Homes of Braintree and Weymouth. Friends and family are welcome to sign the online guest book.

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