1936 - 2022
Obituary of Geraldine Bechard
MEMORIAL SERVICE TIME HAS CHANGED TO 1:00 P.M.
Bechard: Geraldine Johanna (nee Marchand)
A resident of Merlin, Geraldine Bechard passed away at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance - Chatham on March 15, 2022 at the age of 85.
Born in Tilbury, Geraldine Bechard was the daughter of the late Eugene and Leone (nee Simard) Marchand.
Beloved wife of 67 years to Roger.
Dear Mother to Michelle Harper, Renee Belanger (Russell), Roger E. Bechard, Marcel Bechard (Roxanne), Shawn Bechard (Teresa) and Nanette Magaluk (Jim). Predeceased by her daughter Karen Bechard (2020) and son-in-law Ron Harper (2016). Proud grandmother of 16 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Dear sister to Pierre Marchand (Valerie) and Robert Marchand (Sue). Predeceased by her brother Donald Marchand, her sister Doreen and brother-in-law Charles Webb.
Geraldine will also be dearly missed by many nieces, nephews and friends.
In keeping with Geraldine's wishes, cremation has taken place, family and friends are invited to gather on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at the Funeral Home, 459 St.Clair Street, Chatham from 12:00 p.m. until the Memorial Service to celebrate her life at 1:00 p.m.
Donations made in memory of Geraldine to COPD Canada or Parkinson Foundation would be appreciated by the family.
Online condolences may be left at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com
McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham