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Samuel LaChance Sr
Saturday, 08 October 1927 - Sunday, 07 January 2018
Samuel LaChance Sr
Funeral Date: Thursday, 11 January 2018
 
Caribou – Samuel J. LaChance Sr., 90, died January 7, 2018 at his Caribou residence.  He was born at Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada, October 8, 1927 the son of the late Paul and Adella (Saucier) LaChance.  He married Rita Cyr, October 31, 1953 and she predeceased him, April 16, 2015, following 61 years of marriage.  Mr. LaChance was a mechanic at Columbia Forest Products for many years retiring in 1991.  He was a lifetime member of the Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Sam loved to tinker and many will remember him for his ability to repair tube radios and televisions.  He also enjoyed repairing and restoring TV and radio cabinets.  He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law Samuel and Kathleen LaChance Jr. of Presque Isle, One sister, Ora St. Peter of Caribou and Evonne Chasse of Boston, Mass., 1 grandson Kemuel LaChance of Presque Isle, many nieces and nephews.  Mr. LaChance was predeceased by fourbrothers Numa, Louis, William, and Marc and three  sisters Corrine Martin, Sophia Clark, and Evonne Chasse, as well as a grandson, Tristan LaChance.  Friends may call at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.  A Mass of ChristianBurial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Thursday, January 11, 2018 from the Parish of the Precious Blood, Holy Rosary Catholic Church.  Interment will be in the Sacred Heart Cemetery.  Following the service all are invited to a time of continued fellowship and refreshments at the Parish Center. 

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  • Karen St Peter and Norm Ginish
  • Monday, 08 January 2018
Sammy Jr and Kathleen and Ora so sorry for your loss.. He always loved my hugs and picks on the cheek.. forever will be missed.
  • Bonnie Bell
  • Wednesday, 10 January 2018
Uncle Sammy was a great man , always smiling.
He always told me I was pretty and always told jokes.
He will truly be missed.
God be with all the family.
  • Raymond Burby
  • Saturday, 13 January 2018
I remember Sammy well. He was a very close friend of my father Vetal Burby Jr. (JB) Dad was the plant engineer at Indian Head Plywood and Sammy worked for him. Dad also fixed TVs and Radios and I remember dad and Sammy sitting at a bench at one of the houses working on radios and TV. Dad passed in 1988 and I remember speaking with Sammy at Dads service. Sammy was a humble man and always nice to all of us who knew him. He will be missed.
  • Robert & Robin Jalbert
  • Saturday, 13 January 2018
We are so sorry to hear of your passing I first met you and Sammy Jr. at 5 years old and to this day apply the things you taught me to succeed in life and to really know how tube TV's and radios work with the coolest sound wave equipment that got Ronald Jalbert and I into the things we love today RIP.
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