Donald H. Bachand

December 20, 2018


Donald H. Bachand, 78, of Fairhaven, passed away Thursday, December 20, 2018, at the Kindred Transitional Care and Rehab-Forestview, in Wareham, after a long illness. He was the husband of Lorraine (Fleurent) Bachand of Fairhaven.

Born in New Bedford, son of the late Hector and Edna Bachand, he was a lifelong resident of Fairhaven and communicant of St. Joseph's Church.

Donald was a member of the Local Bricklayers Union #3 and an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing on his boat the "Blue Coffin" and gardening. He also enjoyed listening to Country Music, but most enjoyed raising his granddaughter, Jessica.

He is survived by his wife; a son, Donald C. Bachand of Fairhaven; three daughters, Laurie A. Maciel and her husband Steven of West Tisbury, MV, Lee A. Bachand of Mattapoisett and Beth L. Bachand of Fairhaven; nine grandchildren; five great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews and his best friend of 58 years, Edgar L. Martin of Rochester.

In accordance with his wishes he will be cremated and a Memorial Mass will be celebrated Friday, December 28, 2018, at 10AM, in St. Joseph's Church, in Fairhaven. The family will be receiving visitors from 9-10am prior to the Mass in church. Interment will be private.

Arrangements are by the Fairhaven Funeral Home, 117 Main St., Fairhaven.


DEC 28. 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Joseph Church
74 Spring St.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

Memorial Mass

DEC 28. 10:00 AM (EST)

St. Joseph Church
74 Spring St.
Fairhaven, MA, 02719

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