SUTTON – Crystal I. (Gonyea) Bachand, 78, passed away peacefully in her home on Tuesday, August 28th surrounded by her loving family.
Crystal leaves her husband of 55 years, Robert A. Bachand; three children, Bonnie George of Elk Grove, CA, Jay Bachand and his wife, Sally Jo of Charlton and Joelle Hayes and her husband, Joey of Douglas; five grandchildren, Nathaniel and Jacob George (who lovingly referred to her as Kittygram), Lukus Bachand, Robert Hayes and Katie Hayes.
Crystal was born in Worcester and graduated from the former Commerce High School in 1958. After graduation she worked for Wyman Gordon’s before beginning her family with Bob. When her children entered school she began to work for Paul Revere Insurance Company, where she remained for 23 years. Crystal was an avid reader and loved “relaxing” in casinos. She also enjoyed the outdoors, her cats and her flower gardens. Most of all she loved spending time with her family, especially her five grandchildren.
At Crystal’s request there will be no calling hours. Family will honor and remember her life privately.