Patricia Ann Marchand of Westford

 

 

Patricia A. (Westwood) Marchand, 78, of Westford died Friday January 12, 2018 surrounded by her loving family at Lowell General Hospital after a long illness.

She was the wife of Raymond Marchand with whom she celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary on August 14th.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Paul and Claire Westwood. She was raised in Chelmsford and graduated from Chelmsford High School with the Class of 1957.

Patricia worked as an Office Manager for her family’s business, Ray Marchand Oil Co. of Lowell. A resident of Westford, she and her husband were active members of the Westford Lion’s Club. She enjoyed doing puzzles, traveling and camping. Patricia loved spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

She was a member of the North Chelmsford Congregational Church.

Besides her husband she is survived by two daughters, Cathy Marchand and her partner, Richard Shaw of Sarasota, FL and Dracut, MA and Debra Hudson of Littleton, MA; her son, Raymond “Rick” Marchand and his wife, Dawn of Townsend; her brother, Chandler Westwood and his wife, Kathy of Green Valley, AZ; her sister, Paula Webb and her husband, John “Jack” of Viera, FL; her mother in-law, Mary (Scobie)  (Marchand)  Rosnov of Dracut, MA; her best friend, Lillian Roberts of Hudson, NH; six grandchildren, nine great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Patricia was predeceased by her son in-law, David Hudson of Littleton, MA, her sister, Jacqueline Gravelle of Dunstable, MA and her grandson Chandler Ford.

At Pat's request there will be no wake. Everyone is invited to meet for graveside services at 11:00 a.m. Friday Jan. 19, 2018 at the Hillside Cemetery, Westford. For those that wish, contributions may be made to the Westford Ambulance Fund PO Box 197 Westford, MA 01886-0007 . ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041. Guestbook at www.dolanfuneralhome.com

 

Funeral

January 19, 2018
11 AM
Hillside Cemetery, Westford
  1. Patti Sanborn says:

    Deb, Very sorry for your loss! I have very fond memories of your mother, she was alway very good to me. My thoughts and prayers are with your family. ❤️

  2. Mark Hayward says:

    Cathy,
    My warmest condolences on the loss your Mom. Not much can hurt more. Our Moms were so important in our lives for so long. Ah, that circle of life.
    From Your Old Nabnasset Friend, Best Wishes.
    –Mark Hayward

  3. Fran and Bob Bell says:

    To Ray and the Marchand Family, we are very sorry for your loss. Your family and your friendship over many years mean so much to us. We have many memories of good times, neighbors helping and socializing with each other. Pat was always so pleasant and positive to talk to. She loved life and family and friends.

  4. Joe & Nano McTeague says:

    Our deepest sympathy to you, Ray, and to your family, on the loss of Pat. She was truely a special person. Joe and I are so thankful for the good memories and the good times we shared with the both of you. So grateful we saw her last week, and got the chance to tell her we loved her. Memories are a gift, and ours of Pat will last forever. We love you, and if there’s anything we can do, or anything you need, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Love, Joe & Nano

  5. John & Sondra Lucente says:

    Ray and Family,
    Very sad to hear of your loss. Pat was a fighter to the end and quite a trooper. This sends a powerful message to all that knew and loved her. I enjoyed our many conversations over the years, and her hearty laughter. Our prayers and thoughts are with you and yours.
    John & Sondra Lucente

  6. Richard Ferry says:

    It was my pleasure to know Pat. I will always remember her smile, no matter when you saw her. She will be missed.

  7. Hope, Nan, and Sue Ferrell says:

    We are heart-sick for your loss. Pat was a very special lady and a fixture in the neighborhood. Nothing will be the same without her sweet presence. With love and sympathy… Hope, Nan, and Sue Ferrell

  8. Margie Engberg says:

    Debbie,Ray Rick and Kathy what can I say.
    Pat was a wonderful woman and alot of fun to be around. I have many great memories.
    My heart and prayers are with you all
    God bless

  9. Judy Ferrell LaBonte says:

    I’m so very, very sorry for your loss. The Marchand family was like a second family to me growing up and your mom was the center of it all with her open heart and loving smile. Peace be with you all in this difficult time, but know that her memory will be cherished by many.

  10. Bill Biswanger Jean Taubert says:

    We are very sorry for the loss of your Mom. If at anytime you need help or just wish to talk just pear over the fence Rick and I will be here. I pray her suffering is now ended and she will now rest in the arms of our maker. God rest her soul in peace.

  11. Jen Landine says:

    I’ll never forget the night Cathy & I went camping as kids & Pat & Ray showed up to “visit”. All the times at the pool with Pat laughing about this or that. She was the best. So very sorry for your loss.
    Jen Landine

  12. Ellen Pigott says:

    Ray, Debbie and all your Family,
    I am sorry to hear the sad news of Pat’s death. She was a wonderful person with such a great heart.

  13. Mike and Donna Costello says:

    Dear Ray, Rick, Cathy and Debbie, our thoughts and prayers are with you and the rest of your family during this Time of loss.

  14. Diane McCann says:

    Ray, Rick, Cathy & Debbie, So sorry to hear of your moms passing. My thoughts, hugs and prayers are with you all. May she Rip! Hugs

  15. Iris Bray says:

    Sending my deepest sympathy to Ray and the Marchand Family at this time.Pats personality and her zest for life,and deep love for all of you will be memories you’ll have forever.My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Sincerely,
    Iris Bray

  16. Dave & ELLIE Barrelle says:

    Ray Cathy Rick and DEBBIE our thoughjts and Prayers are with youi and your families.
    God Bless and Pat is Rest in Peace. DUe to medical problems we cannot be there. Your Dad
    Can fill you in. Love , Dave & Ellie Barrelle

  17. Elaine and Bob Ferrone says:

    Very sorry to hear the sad news. Sending our deepest Sympathy and praying for your family at this difficult time.

    Love
    Bob and Elaine
    Ferrone

  18. Elaine and Bob Ferrone says:

    Very sorry to hear the sad news. Sending our deepest Sympathy and praying for your family at this difficult time.

    Love
    Bob and Elaine
    Ferrone

  19. Melissa Falconer says:

    My thoughts and prayers are with you all. So many memories of Pat she’ll be greatly missed

  20. Kathy Marinelli says:

    Cathy and Rick, I am so very sorry for your loss.

  21. Debbie Sutela says:

    I am so sorry for your loss and I am thinking and praying for you all.

  22. Linda Galvao says:

    May She REST IN PEACE. Thoughts and Prayers to All of you <3

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