David G. Lachance

Date of Passing:

August 2, 2020

Lachance, David G., 66, of Elizabeth Road, Barrington, died peacefully at home on August 2, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Kathleen (O’Brien) Lachance.

Born in San Diego, CA, he was a son of Jeanne (Pare) Lachance of Pawtucket and the late Edward M. Lachance, he lived in Barrington for 10 years previously residing in East Providence.

Mr. Lachance was an Iron Worker for 35 years for Local #37.

David was a member of Local #37. He enjoyed playing the guitar and fishing.

Mr. Lachance was a United States Army Veteran serving during the Vietnam Era.

Besides his wife and mother, he is survived by three sons, Dave E. Lachance and his wife Heather of East Providence, William B. Lachance and his wife Jessica of East Providence and Patrick G. Lachance and his wife Jessica; three sisters, Diane Adkins of Hawaii, Anne Louise Corpus of Hawaii and Joanne Plante of Warwick; three brothers, Paul Lachance, Russell Lachance both of Coventry and Edward Lachance of East Providence and eight grandchildren.

A private funeral service will be held in the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside. Burial will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Calling hours and flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in David’s memory to Hope Hospice & Palliative Care, 1085 North Main Street, Providence, RI 02904 would be deeply appreciated.

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  1. Condolences to the Lachance family.

  2. I only just found out about David’s passing and I am so sad for all of you. I have so many happy memories of the entire family and I cherish them all. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. All my love…

  3. I just found out about David’s passing and would like to offer my most sincere condolences and sympathy to Kathleen and family. Over the years I enjoyed his work ethics and sense of dry humor, he was truly “one of a kind” and will be missed, for sure!!! The Lachance and Bailey families go back many many years in this tough and sometimes unforgiving ironworking profession and in the scheme of things we have lost another good man! I’m truly sorry for your loss— Sincerely, Bob Bailey

  4. David you will so be missed
    Condolences to the Lachance family
    I wish there was more I could do

  5. Kathleen. At a time like this words are hard to express. My deepest sincere sympathy goes out to you and your family. May the days be brighter ahead and may David rest in peace.

  6. Our thoughts prayers and condolences are with you Dave, Heather and your family in this difficult time.

  7. Kathy& Lachance Family,
    We are very sorry for your loss,and our prayers are with you.Mariah and emma loved him and the memories at “ma and Pas” with Pa and how he would always have pops and ice cream/treats for them,and also fun on the boat.
    And the girls
    Mariah and emma.

  8. Andy and Wendy Thibodeau
    So sad to see you leave this world. It was a better place with you here. However you are going to a better place. All my memories of our families are all happy ones. Never a cross word only laughing and smiles.
    Condolences to the Lachance family and God Bless you all

  9. Our condolences to the entire Lachance family. He will be greatly missed.

  10. Kathy, so sorry for your loss. My condolences to you and your family.

  11. Pat, So sorry to hear of your dads passing. Our sympathies are with you and your family. Tracy & Mike

  12. So sad to see the passing of a brother Ironworker and freind . Our prayers and thoughts are with David and his family peace be with you all .

  13. My deepest condolences to the Lachance family. May the memories you cherished with him bring you joy at this sad time and always. Rest in peace.

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