Tuesday, January 23, 2018


Leona M. Buchikos

June 6, 1952 - January 11, 2018

Service Date: January 16, 2018

Tuesday, January 16 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM

Obituaries » Leona M. Buchikos

Ossipee, NH – Leona M. (LaMarche) Buchikos, 65, passed away January 11, 2018 at Portsmouth Regional Hospital with her loving family by her side.

Born in Lowell, she was the daughter of the late Sylvio J. and Anna J. (Sawtelle) Lamarche. Raised and educated in the Lowell public school system, she was a graduate of Lowell High School, Class of 1970. Leona was employed as a Certified Nursing Assistant for various local nursing homes for many years. After moving from Lowell to Haverhill, she finally settled in Ossipee, NH, in the mountains which she loved so much. Leona was fond of dancing, especially to her favorite music, country music. Leona liked to play Bingo at various halls in the community. She loved dogs, but had a special place in her heart for her dog Patches. A loving mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister and friend, she will be sorely missed by all who knew her.


Leona is survived by her children, Leona M. Grandmaison and her husband Darryl J. of Haverhill; Charles “Chuckie” Lamarche and his wife Cathy of Ossipee, NH; William A. Buchikos, Jr. of Ossipee, NH; her siblings, Carol Carrion, Rose and Antonio Luna, Theresa Lamarche, Doris Lamarche, Anna and Ronald Duke, Margaret Lamarche all of Lowell; Hazel Lamarche of Dracut; Deborah and Somkith Inthachack of Nashua, NH; Sylvio Phillips, Robert and Irene Lamarche, Randall Lamarche, Joseph Lamarche, Paul and Michelle Lamarche all of Lowell; grandchildren, Justin, Samantha, William and Brianna Buchikos, Tiffany, Mike and Eric Grandmaison, Charlie, Katie and Robert Lamarche; several great grandchildren; sister in law Carole Lamarche of Lowell; and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her son, Andrew D. Buchikos and a brother Francis.


Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, January 16 from 4:00PM until 7:00PM at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main Street, Haverhill. A funeral service will follow in the funeral home at 7:00PM. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com