Marie Simone Daneault Lachance, 94, formerly of McKenna Court, Wallingford passed away Thursday, August 25, 2011 at the Elim Park Baptist Home, Cheshire. She was the wife of the late Joseph P. Lachance. Born in Manchester, NH on July 15, 1917; daughter of the late Louis E. and Rosanna Landry Daneault. Marie had worked for the former Winchester’s Repeating Armsl; was a housekeeper at the former Host Ways Hotel in East Haven and was also a housekeeper at various New Haven residences. Mother od M. Christina (Dale) Cates of Wallingford, Peter (Rosanne) Lachance of San Marco, CA, Philip Lachance of AZ and the late Therese Furlan and Robert Lachance. Also survived by 17 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. Predeceased by sisters Blanche Perron and Grace Fontaine.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue Tuesday morning at 9:30. Family and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in The Most Holy Trinity Church at 10:00 am. Interment will follow in St. John’s Cemetery, Wallingford. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Elim Park Baptist Home Development Fund, 140 Cook Hill Rd., Cheshire, CT 06410 or Franciscan Home Care and Hospice Care, 267 Finch Ave., Meriden, CT 06451.