Barry R. Bachand, age 70, died Thursday, April 26, 2018 at his home following a long battle with cancer. He was born in Sanford, ME on August 13, 1947 a son of the late Robert and Constance (Richard) Bachand.
Mr. Bachand was a graduate of Cony High School and earned his Associates Degree from the University of Maine at Augusta.
He was a US Army veteran, serving during the Vietnam War.
Mr. Bachand had been employed by Nissen Bakery for 30 years and later worked for several years at the University of Maine in Augusta.
He was pre-deceased by his parents.
Mr. Bachand is survived by his wife of 28 1/2 years, Deborah M. (Dulac) Bachand of Rome; a son, Robert J. Bachand Salisbury, NC; two daughters: Sabrina M. Federico and her husband Richard of Westbrook and Kendra M. Ware and her companion Rodney Littlefield of Belfast; two brothers: Stephen Bachand and his wife Debbie of Portland and Craig Bachand and his wife Sue of Windham; two sisters: Charlene Reed and her husband Bob of Atlin, B.C., Canada and Monique Frank and her husband Steve of Manchester; four grandchildren: Eric Bachand, Nicolas Federico, Nathan Moore and Brooklin Smith; a great grandchild, Allie Pelletier; a special brother-in-law, Ernie Dulac and his wife Donna of Belgrade and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Relatives and friends may visit on Thursday, May 3rd from 10-11 AM at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta where a funeral service will follow at 11 AM.
Special thanks to Alfond Cancer Center and MaineGeneral Hospice.
Those who desire may make donations to either: American Cancer Society, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME, 04086, or HealthReach Hospice and Home Care, PO Box 828, Waterville, ME, 04903.