Albert (Al) Marchand

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Friday, August 24, 2018
Davidson Funeral Chapel
135 Clarence St.
Port Colborne, Ontario, Canada

Obituary of Albert (Al) Marchand

MARCHAND- Albert (Al) Joseph, 85, died on Friday, August 17, 2018.  He leaves behind his beloved wife of 63 years, Jeannine Marchand, his son Glenn Marchand, his daughters Gail Marchand and Karen Miceli (Tony) and his grandchildren Jennifer and Sam Grandoni.  His family members include his late sister Mary Edwards of Milford, N.H., Jack Edwards of Lubbock, Texas, his niece Cheryl Edwards of Lubbock, Texas and his nephew Brian Edwards of Brookline, N.H.  Born in Lowell, Massachusetts Al (Elmo) had a passion for basketball and led his Sacred Heart CYO team to the New England Junior Championship in 1949.  Al graduated from Lowell Technological Institute in 1954 with a degree in Paper Engineering.  He served in the U.S. Army from November 1954 thru 1957.  Al’s career in paper manufacturing took him through the New England States and on to Canada where he eventually retired as an executive with Georgia Pacific – Beaver Wood Fibre in Thorold, Ontario.  He hung up his fly fishing rod a few years ago at his lakefront home in Port Colborne, where he loved his view and joyous family gatherings.  Cremation has taken place.  A memorial service will be held at the DAVIDSON FUNERAL HOME, 135 Clarence Street, Port Colborne on Friday, August 24, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with Father Peter Walton officiating.  Memorial remembrances to the Hamilton Health Care Sciences would be appreciated by the family. Online guest register and condolences are available at


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