Roy H. Lachmund, 91, of Manchester, beloved husband of 41 years to Theresa R. “Terry” (Lamore) Lachmund, passed away peacefully Tuesday, August 20, 2019 with his family by his side. Roy was born in Milwaukee, WI on May 17, 1928 to the late Bernard and Elsie (Schatz) Lachmund.
Before settling in Manchester, Roy grew up in Wisconsin before moving to Connecticut in 1973 where he resided in West Hartford until 2000. Roy proudly served his country in the US Army Air Corp during the peacetime of WW2. After the service, he worked as a Gyro Technician for Hamilton-Standard. Roy was an avid square dancer. He and his wife traveled all over Connecticut and were participants of many square dance groups in the area. Roy was also a communicant of Church of the Assumption in Manchester.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his four children; Scott Lachmund and his wife June of Amston, Lee Lachmund and his husband Amine Raif of Los Angeles & Palm Springs FL, Cindy Kennedy and her husband John of East Hartford and Lori Pagani and her husband Seth of Rocky Mountain, VA, two step-children; Donna Mercier of Manchester and Wayne Richardson and his wife Jayne of Walkersville, MD, 11 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends. Roy was predeceased by his parents, his first wife Margaret and his two sisters Edith and Ruth.
A time of visitation will be held on Sunday, August 25, 2019 from 2-4 p.m. at Holmes-Watkins Funeral Home, 400 Main St., Manchester. A prayer service will be held on Monday, August 26, 2019 at 10 at the funeral home. Burial with military honors will follow in East Cemetery, Manchester. Memorial donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, 35 Cold Springs Rd., Su. 315, Rocky Hill, CT 06067-3102 or to the CAST Children’s Theatre, PO BOX 1268, Manchester, CT 06045-1268. To leave an online message of condolence, please visit www.holmeswatkins.com.
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Disabled American Veterans
35 Cold Spring Road, Rocky Hill CT 06067
CAST Children's Theatre
P.O. BOX 1268, Manchester CT 06045-1268