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Lionel Roger Bachand

August 24, 1929October 17, 2020

Lionel R. Bachand, age 91 of New Bedford, passed away Saturday, October 17, 2020 in St. Luke’s Hospital. He was the husband of the late Helen (Pigeon) Bachand.

Born in Fairhaven, he was the son of the late Gerard and Bertha (Leblanc) Bachand. Lionel was a graduate of Fairhaven High School and later was employed as a weaver and later promoted to a supervisor in the Textile Industry prior to his retirement.

Lionel loved his family dearly, especially his grandchildren. He was an avid Bowler, who enjoyed competing in local tournaments. He and his wife Helen also enjoyed traveling to Bowling tournaments. He enjoyed fishing and trips to the casinos. Lionel loved to sing.

He is survived by His children, Dianne Y. Woodacre and her husband Andrew of New Bedford and Wayne R. Bachand of New Bedford; one brother Henry Bachand and his wife Carol of New Bedford; two sisters, Eileen Grace and her husband George of Attleboro and Evelyn Charpentier of Florida; Six Grandchildren and Eight Great-Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Robert Bachand, Rita Silvia and Gloria Pollitt.

Arrangements are in the care of the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd, New Bedford, MA 02745. To leave a note of condolence: www.rock-funeralhome.com

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Jeanne Loranger

October 20, 2020

He and my mom Rita always loved to go to Fort Phoenix and just walk and sing. He will truly be missed. I'm so sorry for your loss. 😢🙏

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