Pat  Vachon
Pat Vachon

August 16, 1941 - May 31, 2017
Born in Lewiston, Maine
Resided in Arvada, CO
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Patrick Alban Vachon , age 75, passed away at Good Samaritan Hospital in Louisville, Colorado on Wednesday, May 31, 2017. Pat was born on August 16, 1941 in Lewiston, Maine, he attended Wentworth Institute, and Monmouth College with a bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, and worked for AT&T in Westminster and Storage Technologies in Louisville, until retiring from AT&T in 1993. Pat was an active member of Spirit of Christ Church, Arvada Associated Modelers, and helped establish Southern Exposure to provide housing for families in Mexico.

Pat is survived by his wife, Deena (Arvada); sister, Rejane Lajoie (Maine); sons, Daniel and his wife Mary (Arvada), Michael and wife his Ellen (New York); grandchildren, Ariel Hatch and her husband Reece (Northglenn), Kyle Vachon (Tennessee), Kelli Vachon (New York), and Nick Vachon (New York); step-grandchildren, Greg Riggs and his wife Carrie(Thornton) , Ryan Riggs (Denver), James Cox (Arvada), and Stephanie Krizek and her husband Daniel (Thornton); great grandchildren, Dylan Riggs, Lillie Hatch, Callie Hatch, Austin Riggs, and Landon Riggs, and numerous nieces and nephews. Pat found great joy in the grandchildren and great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his sister, Paulette Marcotte (Maine).

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pat's honor to:

Parkinson's Disease
Foundation at

Relatives and Friends are welcome to pay their respects at a Visitation held on Monday, June 5, 2017 beginning at 5:30 to 7:30 PM at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 7577 West 80th Avenue, Arvada, Colorado.

A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Spirit of Christ Catholic Church, 7400 West 80th Avenue, Arvada, Colorado. A reception will immediately follow at the church.

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Horan & McConaty - Arvada
7577 West 80th Avenue
Arvada, CO US 80003
Monday, June 5, 2017
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Funeral Mass
Spirit of Christ Catholic Community Church
7400 West 80th Avenue
Arvavada, CO US 80003
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
10:30 AM