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Obituary: Maryjane (Larocque) Kochanek, 84

Nov 08, 2017 06:22AM ● By Theresa Gilman

Maryjane (Larocque) Kochanek

DRACUT, MA – Maryjane (Larocque) Kochanek, 84, died on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at the Inn at Fairview in Hudson, NH. She was the beloved wife of the late Henry J. Kochanek, until his passing in 2014.

Maryjane was born in Attleboro, MA on March 20, 1933, a daughter of the late Alice (Barrett) (Larocque) Demers and Roger Demers. She was educated in Attleboro and was a graduate Notre Dame Academy in Tyngsboro and the Lowell State Teachers College.

For over 30 years, Maryjane worked as a 5th grade teacher in the Tyngsboro School District retiring in 1996. She enjoyed reading and summers at Wells Beach, Maine.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of the Inn at Fairview for their utmost care and compassion.

She is survived and will be deeply missed by her daughter Pamela (Kochanek) Walsh and her husband Michael of Pelham, NH; her two grandchildren, Justin Walsh and his wife Jennifer of Clarksburg, Maryland, and Shaela (Walsh) Lappin and her husband Andrew of Lowell; her great-grandchildren, Jack Henry Walsh, and Ashlyn and Kailyn Lappin; her sister-in-law, Judith Larocque; as well as her nieces and nephews.

She is predeceased by her brother John Larocque.

ARRANGEMENTS: At the request of Maryjane’s family all services will be private. Arrangements under the direction of the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME. To leave an online condolence, story or message, please visit or find us on Facebook under “Dracut Funeral Home.”
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