Thomas Eugene LaChance, 81, died Thursday, October 7, 2021, in Arcadia, Missouri. He was born May 3, 1940 in Potosi, Missouri, the son of Joseph and Norma (Ferrel) LaChance.
Thomas Eugene LaChance was born May 3, 1940 at Potosi, Missouri the son of Joseph and Norma (Ferrel) LaChance and passed away on October 7, 2021 at Arcadia, Missouri at the age of 81 years.
Thomas was preceded in death by his parents; siblings Virginia LaChance, Ethal LaChance, Bobby Joe (Sally) LaChance, Betty VanArsdale (Benard "Red"), Jackie LaChance, Donnie LaChance; and brothers-in-law John Quimbly and Darrell Boyd.
Thomas is survived by his wife Joan (Jokerst) LaChance whom he married March 11, 1981 in St. Louis County. Also, surviving are sons Thomas LaChance Jr. of St. Peters, Mo. and Donald LaChance (Jennifer) of St. Louis County; daughters Lorraine Rice (Bruce) of Hazelwood, Mo. and Brenda Marshall (Michael) of St. Paul, Mo.; brother Freddie LaChance (Geri) of Washington, Mo.; sister Kathy Boyd of Park Hills, Mo.; nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Thomas was of the Catholic Faith and enjoyed cars, tools, computers and was a Jack of all trades and master of none.
There was a memorial service Friday, October 15, 2021, at Follis & Sons Chapel with Father John Braun officiating.