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Edward Lach

August 1, 1925 ~ August 22, 2017 (age 92)


1925 – 2017






CHICOPEE - Edward Stanley Lach, 92, a longtime Willimansett resident passed

away quietly on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Willimansett Center East. He was

born in Chicopee on August 1, 1925 to the late Paul and Louise (Kasek) Lach. He

was educated in the Chicopee School System and joined the military at the age of

19. He served during WWII in the U.S. Army and was honorably discharged as a

Staff Sargeant after completing service in Ardennes (The Battle of the Bulge) and

the Rhineland Campaign. Edward was a finish stock sander at Savage Arms where

he retired after 35 years of service. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards, fishing,

being a pilot, and helping his family in his quiet and giving way. He is survived by

his 4 daughters: Kathleen Anderson of Chicopee; Pauline Piquette of Chicopee;

Noreen Faudree of Chicopee; and Jacqueline Marchand of Los Angeles. He will be

missed by his 6 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and several nieces and

nephews. In addition to his parents, Edward was predeceased by his 4 siblings.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, August 28, 2017 from 4-7PM at Brunelle

Funeral Home, 811 Chicopee St., Chicopee. His funeral service will begin at

8:30AM from Brunelle’s on Tuesday and be followed by a chapel service with military honors

at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, 1390 Main St., Agawam at 10AM. Please visit for more details.

 Service Information

August 28, 2017

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Brunelle Funeral Home
811 Chicopee St.
Chicopee, MA 01013

Funeral Service
August 29, 2017

8:50 AM
Brunelle Funeral Home
811 Chicopee St.
Chicopee, MA 01013

Graveside Service
August 29, 2017

10:00 AM
Massachusetts Memorial Veterans' Cemetery
1390 Main Street
Agawam, MA 01001

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