Margaret C. (Cote) Bechard, 71, of Bristol, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018, at her home in the presence of her loving family. She was the wife of Claude J. Bechard with whom she shared 54 years of marriage.
Margaret was born March 5, 1946, in Cumberland, Maine, a daughter of the late Andrew and Dorothy (Gervais) Cote. Margaret loved reading and following her friends on Facebook. She also enjoyed puzzle books, her magazines and keeping busy on her tablet, but she was most proud of raising her family and spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Besides her loving husband, Claude, she leaves her daughter, Claudia Diakolambrianos, and her husband, George, of Plainville; her grandchildren, Holly Zienka and her husband, David, Heather Agudelo and her husband, German, and Aimee Stackhouse and her husband, Justin; her great-grandchildren, Faith and Grace Zienka, Genna and Kailyn Agudelo, Kylee Roberts and Juliette Stackhouse; her sisters, Joyce Doody of Maine, Martha Harwood of Livingston, Texas and Marie Janowski of Plainville.
Margaret was predeceased by her daughter, Marlene Plourde.
Funeral services for Margaret with burial in Plainville West Cemetery will be celebrated privately. There are no calling hours.
The Bailey Funeral Home, 48 Broad St., in Plainville, has care of arrangements.
For additional information or to leave words of sympathy, visit Margaret’s tribute page at www.BAILEY-FUNERALHOME.com .