Laura J. (Burrows) Bacha

Born: Tue., Mar. 3, 1936
Died: Tue., Dec. 22, 2015


11:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Thu., Dec. 24, 2015
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Thu., Dec. 24, 2015
Location: Frame Funeral Home

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Laura J. Bacha, beloved wife, mother and grandmother
RIXFORD, Pa. — Laura J. Bacha, 79, of Looker Mountain Trail, formerly
of Duke Center, passed away Tuesday (Dec. 22, 2015) following a brief
Born March 3, 1936, in Olean, N.Y., she was a daughter of Arthur and
Flora Anna Burroughs Burrows.
On March 8, 1953, in Rixford, she married Mark Bacha, who passed away
Sept. 5, 2005.
Laura was a 1952 graduate of Eldred High School. She resided in Duke
Center for 37 years prior to moving back to Rixford in 2001.
She was employed at Viko Furniture in Eldred. She was later employed at
Zippo Manufacturing in Bradford for 31 years, retiring in 1998. She also
worked, along with her husband, in Bacha’s Grocery Store in Rixford
for 12 years.
She enjoyed embroidery and doing jigsaw puzzles, cooking, gardening and
enjoyed outdoor picnics with her family.
Surviving are three sons, Ronald (Linda) Bacha of Bradford, Kerry
(Becky) Bacha of Duke Center and George Bacha of Rixford; five
grandchildren, Holly (Chris) Common, Amy Jo (Carl) Stoltz, Amber Bacha,
Kyle Bacha, Amy Lynn (Ray) Oneil and Barry (Sonja) Bacha; eigh
great-grandchildren, Ericka Bacha, Ashley Stoltz, Maria Common, Andrew
Bacha, Brandon Stoltz, Mark Common, Aden Common and Bentlee Confer; a
sister, Dorothy McClain of Eldred, as well as many nieces and nephews.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by three
brothers, Alvin, LaVern and Paul Burrows; and six sisters, Marjorie
Ryder, Grace VanHorn, Mable Dietz, Cordeila Snyder, Marguerite Chase and
Marion Raszmann.
Friends may call Thursday (Dec. 24, 2015) at the Frame Funeral Home in
Eldred from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at which time funeral services will be
held with the Rev. Ricky Price officiating. Burial will follow in McKean
Memorial Park, Lafayette.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Otto
Township Volunteer Fire Department.
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