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Fernand Marcel Ducharme

Fernand Marcel Ducharme
  • August 23, 1942 - February 8, 2017
  • East Hartland, Connecticut

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“Dear Veronica and family, i think of you all often and will always remember Fernand with a smile when he would talk about water skiing and how he...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: emlyn (riva's daughter) - CA

“To all of Fernand's family: Paul, Meghan and I are so sorry for the loss of Fernand. We know how much he was loved, and how you all so lovingly...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Paula Blasig - East Hartland, CT

“Nancy - So sorry to hear about your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and you family during this difficult time. ”
3 of 11 | Posted by: Lynne & David Bidwell - Granby, CT

“To Veronica and the Family,Sorry for your loss. I will put you all in my prayers. He is in heaven now. God bless you. ”
4 of 11 | Posted by: Laurie (Dudack)Blomquist - CT

“Duncharme family,I pray you feel God's love & comfort close in the days & week ahead. I didn't know you well but Hartland people seem like family;...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Nina Tryon - New Britain, CT

“Please accept my deepest sympathies. ”
6 of 11 | Posted by: Joe Gouge - Yuma, AZ

“Dear Veronica and Family,I am so very sorry to hear of Fernand's passing. He is an angel at peace now in Heaven smiling his beautiful smile, watching...Read More »
7 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa DuBois - North Granby, CT

“Dear Veronica and Family,I am so very sorry to hear of Fernand's passing. He is at peace and an angel smiling his beautiful smile in heaven watching...Read More »
8 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa DuBois - North Granby, CT

“There is not enough room to wriite all the memories we shared together, so many years on the farm delivering hay together. We had a lot of good...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Daniel Girard - West Granby, CT

“Veronica and Family very sorry to hear of your loss. Fernand will be misses, I will miss his smile and the sparkle in his eye when he was asked...Read More »
10 of 11 | Posted by: A friend

“Veronica and FamilySo sorry to hear about your husband and father.May God Bless you and keep your loving memories near you heart. ”
11 of 11 | Posted by: Linda Smith - Suffield, CT


Fernand Marcel Ducharme, 74 of East Hartland passed away with his beloved wife by his side on Wednesday February 8, 2017. Fernand was husband of Veronica (Hamel) Ducharme for over 54 years. He was born in Wotton Quebec, Canada on August 23, 1942 and was the son of late Cyprien and Marie Jeanne (Derochers) Ducharme. He has been an East Hartland resident for over 40 years. Fernand worked as a Heavy machine equipment operator and Supervisor for Simscroft Construction Company for over 47 years. Fernand was a devoted and dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather who treasured his time with his family and friends. He was a true outdoorsman who enjoyed camping, fishing, boating and traveling. He was known as the " Bassmaster" due to his great fishing abilities. He also loved Nascar racing and Uconn Basketball. He will be dearly missed by all that knew him, especially his big smile. In addition to his wife Veronica of East Hartland, he is survived by 3 daughters, Carmen Ducharme Fitzner and her husband Jospeh of East Hartland, Nancy Ducharme Copeman and her husband Mark of West Hartland, and Lynne Ducharme Smith and her husband Brett of Manchester; his brother Gaston Ducharme of Canada, and 2 sisters , Jeannette Hamel and Florence Beaulieu, both of Canada; his 8 grandchildren, Jason Mele, Amanda Reid, Jennifer Fitzpatrick, John Fitzpatrick, Karen Baril, Melissa Wadsworth, Amity Baril, Cameron Copeman; ten great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews and friends. He was predeceased by 8 brothers and sisters. His family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at MeadowBrook in Granby, CT for their compassionate care and love of Fernand. They also would like to extend their gratitude to the Masonicare Hospice staff who made his final days comfortable and peaceful. We also want to thank the Girard family of Simscroft Construction for their longtime friendship and love. His family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 14 from 5 PM to 8 PM followed by a prayer service at 8 PM at the Hayes Huling & Carmon Funeral Home, 364 Salmon Brook St Granby. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers please make a memorial donation to the CT Alzheimer's Association, 2075 Silas Deane Hwy Suite 100, Rocky Hill, CT 06067. For online condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com

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