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Della C. Bechard

July 13, 1921 — June 19, 2016

FRANKLIN, NH - Della C. (Labbe) Bechard, 94, ended her journey on Sunday, June 19, 2016, at the Merrimack County Nursing Home inBoscawen, NH after a sudden illness. She was the wife of the late Wallace J. Bechard who passed away in April 2004.

She was born in Lowell,on July 13, 1921, the daughter of the late Noe and Adelaide (Dubois) Labbe.Mrs. Bechardresided in Lowell at a young age before moving to Westford where shelivedfor more than 80 years. While living in Westford, she was a communicant of St. Catherine of Alexandria Parish. In November 2013, she became a residentof Franklin, NH with her daughter and son-in-law.

At a young age, Mrs. Bechard was employed in the Abbot Worsted Mills in Forge Village.

She was a life member and Charter Member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Mattawanakee Post 6539.

She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Sheila N. and James C. Pitts of Franklin, NH; her son and daughter-in-law, Wayne L. Bechard and Ania Paluch of Westford; 9 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; a brother, N. Robert Labbe of Sanford, ME;a sister, Vivian Matthews of West Palm, FL; also several nieces and nephews and their families.

Mrs. Bechard was predeceased by her sisters,Yvonne Daly, Mary Jane Brundrette, Rena Richards,Isabelle Donahue andFlorence Duggan.

BECHARD - Relatives and friends may call at the J. A. HEALY SONS FUNERAL HOME,57 N. Main Street, WESTFORD on Wednesday,June 22,2016 from 4until 8 p.m.Her FuneralMass will be celebratedon Thursday morning at 10 o'clockat St. Catherine of Alexandria Church, 107 N. Main Street, Westford. Interment to follow atSt. Catherine Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorialcontributions may be made to the Franklin, NH Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 75 Chestnut Street, Franklin, NH 03235. To share your thoughts and memories of Della, pleaseclick the sign guestbook link.


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