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Gloria M. T. (Trahan) Bachand

July 6, 1929 ~ December 2, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old
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Gloria Bachand Obituary

Southbridge....Gloria Trahan Bachand, 94, was stricken ill and died Saturday, December 2, 2023, at home.  Her husband was the late Albert J. Bachand, who died in 2016.

Gloria was born July 6, 1929, daughter of Leo and Jeannette (Reeves) Trahan and has lived here most of her life. She was a member of St. John Paul II Parish, and graduated from Notre Dame High School, Class of 1947. She worked for many years as a marketing researcher.  She was an avid reader, loved shopping, and enjoyed her many trips across the United States, Canada, and Europe. 

She is survived by her sister Diane (Trahan) and her husband Michael Handy of Southbridge, and a brother Ronald Trahan and his wife Judy of Wadsworth, Illinois.  She leaves many nieces and nephews including Catherine Wentworth of Southbridge with whom she lived for many years before moving with her sister Diane and family. She also leaves 2 sister-in-laws Carrie Morley of Atascadero, California, and Christine Trahan of Southbridge.

She was predeceased by her brothers; Rev. Ernest Trahan, Rene Trahan, Conrad Trahan, Paul Trahan, and Armand Trahan, and a sister Carmen Casey. 

The Funeral Mass will be held at 10AM, on Thursday, December 14, 2023, at Notre Dame Church, (St. John Paul II Parish) 446 Main Street, Southbridge, MA 01550. Burial will follow at St. George Cemetery, Paige Hill Road, Southbridge.  Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge is directing the arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to St. John Paul II Parish, 279 Hamilton Street, Southbridge, MA 01550. 

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Funeral Mass
December 14, 2023

10:00 AM
Notre Dame Church (Marcy Street, Southbridge)


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