It is with great sorrow that the family announces her passing in Blezard Valley on Monday, September 24, 2012 at the age of 73 years. Daughter of the late Emile and of the late Marie (née Violet) Lachance. Beloved wife of Bill Bucknell of Val Caron.  Loving mother of Lise Chartrand of Sudbury and Angèle Chartrand of Ridgeway. Predeceased by her son and daughter; Denis and Theresa. Cherished grandmother of Reginald Gilbert, Josée Gilbert and step-grandmother of 8 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Predeceased by her grandchild Tiffany. Lovingly remembered by her step-daughters and step-sons; Audrey Hodgins (Kevin) of  Espanola, Laurie Andorfer (Bob) of Green Bay, Jackie Bent (Arthur) of Calgary, Tom Bucknell of Webbwood, Ruth Bucknell and David Bucknell (Sherri) both of Edmonton. Dear sister of Marcel Lachance (Jeanne) of Nova Scotia, Georgette McPhee of Sudbury and Gisele Cayen (late Gilles) of Warren. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Cooperative Funeral Home, 222 Lasalle Blvd, Sudbury on Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 2-5 and 7-9:30 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 10 a.m. in the Cooperative Funeral Home Chapel, Sudbury. Donations (by cheque only) to the Northern Cancer Foundation would be greatly appreciated.

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