Pauline Marchand

Obituary of Pauline Rose Marie Marchand

Marchand: Pauline Rose Marie (Bechard) -

A resident of Chatham, Pauline Marchand  passed away peacefully at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance on  January 8, 2023  at the age of 84. 

Born in  Chatham, Mrs. Pauline Rose Marie Marchand  was the  daughter  of  Seville  and  Margaret  (Antaya)  Bechard. 

Survived by her sister Annette (Dave), Ruth and her late husband Ron, Dorothy and her late husband Dan, Sister in law Rita, predeceased by Roger's sisters, brothers, and in-laws.. 

Beloved  wife  of  67 years to Roger.

Survived by Two Daughters, Karen (Gary) Ross of Chatham, ON, Charlene (Bob)Marchand-Corvaglia, and Son, Allen (Barb) Marchand, and the late daughter Audrey Ann.

Mimi will be greatly missed by her Grandchildren, Brian, Bill (Jess), Courtney (Mitch), Brittany (Cory), Avery (Chase), Allix (Remi), Nikk and the late Joel Marchand.

Forever in the hearts of her Great Grandchildren, Alice, Layla, Aurora, Benny, Cameron, Brooklyn, and Wynter and many nieces, nephews and extended family.

In their 67 years together, Pauline and Roger spent many winters traveling to Florida; enjoying their time together at the trailer with friends. Spending weekends creating memories locally with their Jamboree friends, enjoying happy hour and listening to music.  Pauline enjoyed her weekly visits with all of her grandchildren, and the delicious cupcakes Meme would bake. 

As per Pauline's wishes, cremation will take place, along with a celebration of her life to be organized for a later date.

Donations made in memory of Pauline to the Alzheimer Society of Ontario or the Chatham-Kent Hospice Foundation would be appreciated. 

Online condolences may be left at

McKinlay Funeral Home
459 St. Clair Street, Chatham

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