Baldwin-Fairchild Ivanhoe Funeral Home

1150 South Orlando Avenue, Winter Park, FL


Colleen M. Provencher

October 9, 1924June 2, 2019

Colleen Margaret Seccombe Provencher was born in Detroit, Michigan on October 9, 1924 and passed away peacefully on June 1, 2019 in Orlando at the age of 94. She married Robert (Bob) James Provencher in 1946. Colleen devoted her life to raising their three sons, Robert Jr, (deceased), James (Cindy) of Orlando and David (Wendy) of Naples. Colleen and family travelled the world with Bob during his 28 year Naval aviator career. Their home base was Sanford, Florida. In 2015 Colleen moved to Orlando to be near her sons. She became well known at Orlando Lutheran Towers as Coco. She had visits often from her 4 grandchildren, Janine Berstein (Dan) of Rose Valley, PA, Sam (Anna) of Orlando, Alisha Huprich (David) of Naples and Matthew (Lauren) of Orlando. She was called “Great Coco” by her 7 great grandchildren, Jackson, James, Beau & Milly Berstein of Rose Valley, Noah Huprich of Naples, Sara Kate Provencher of Orlando and Emmie Jo Provencher of Orlando. Colleen was involved in community, school and church activities but her favorite activity was playing golf. Her last several birthdays were spent on the golf course with her sons. In 2008 and in 2015 Bob and Rob were interned at the Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell with Military Honors. Colleen will join them in Bushnell on Thursday, June 6. The family offers the Orlando Union Rescue Mission at 1521 W. Washington Street, Orlando 32805 as a memorial in lieu of flowers.


  • Graveside Service Thursday, June 6, 2019


Colleen M. Provencher

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Bobby Jones

June 4, 2019

Dear Provencher Family,
Our family joins so many others in warm memories of Colleen. She was truly a true example of our Greatest Generation- as a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She traveled the world in service to our nation and her family. She will be missed but remembered as an example for all to emulate in love and friendship.
All of you are in our hearts,
The Jones and Granich Families