LEWISTON – Georgette A. (Plante) Bachand of Lewiston passed peacefully on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023, at Cedars Nursing Home in Portland following a short illness. Born in Auburn on Dec. 26, 1925, daughter of Antoine and Annabelle (Samson) Plante.

She was educated in Lewiston schools, and also attended Ave Maria Convent in Sabattus. In August 1946, she married Laurent D Bachand. For several years, she was employed by St. Mary’s General Hospital in the housekeeping department until her retirement.

She was a proud member of Saint Patrick’s Church.

In her lifetime, Georgette was a talented and prolific artist and leaves behind many of her paintings with her family and loved ones.

Georgette was predeceased by her husband Laurent; her parents; as well as her sister Anita and son Gerald. Georgette is survived by her two sons, Robert of Pennsylvania and Michael and partner Pamela Lucas of Standish; seven grandsons; several great grandchildren; as well as nieces and nephews.

An in-house service will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 1, at 11 a.m. at The Fortin Group Funeral Home on 70 Horton Street Lewiston, ME 04240

In lieu of flowers,

those wishing to make donations towards masses, please send to:

Mary Help of

Christian School

6400 E Chelsea Street

Tampa, Florida 33610

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