Lona (Burgess) Hachey
1944 - 2019
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SIDNEY - Lona (Burgess) Hachey, 75, of Sidney passed away surrounded by all her loved ones and caring staff Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at the Maine General Alzheimer facility in Gardiner after a courageous battle with dementia. Lona was born Feb. 4, 1944 in Waterville. Lona is predeceased by her father and mother, Harry and Cecile Burgess. She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years Jerry Hachey of Sidney; her son Ryan Hachey and his wife Karen Hachey of Gorham, daughter-in-law Lisa Hachey; and her beloved grandson Jordan Hachey.Lona and Jerry where married in 1965 in Waterville. In 1980 Jerry and Lona co-founded Aquarius Pools in Winslow, in which they owned and operated for 35 years. Lona loved her business and adored her customers. Her other passions were home decorating, horses, and her many dogs.Lona's final months where at the Maine General Alzheimer center in Gardiner where she was cared for and treated like gold by all the loving and caring staff and extended that to her husband Jerry. The family would also thank Beacon Hospice for all they did for Lona in her final days. The visiting hours will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12 at Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville. An online guestbook may be signed, condolences and memories shared at www.gallantfh.com. In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to: Maine General Alzheimer Center 154 Dresden Ave. Gardiner, ME 04345




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Published in Central Maine on Sep. 11, 2019.
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September 15, 2019
Ryan and Jordan so sorry you have lost your mom and grandmother. We remember her well when we needed our pool supplies. She was so proud of you two. Cherish all your memories!!!
Peter and Donna Ward
September 12, 2019
Lona I loved our chats while I was getting my pool chemicals every year. You were truly a chemist and made me feel like a friend. RIP sweet lady..
Brenda Bas
September 12, 2019
Sorry to here of Lona's passing. Thoughts and prayers to Jerry and the family. Many fond memories of our early pool days.
Roland & Judy LaCroix
September 11, 2019
I am so saddened by the loss of this beautiful lady. I was truly blessed to have Lona in my chair, doing her hair, as she shared with me many stories of her life. Her family, dogs and the pool store. With these stories she shared I saw the love that made her life complete. Rest In Peace Lona. Jerry my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Michelle Vigue
September 11, 2019
My condolences to the family. I'm saddened to here about this lovely lady's passing. Lona was our pool lady for over 20 plus years. May she rest in peace.
Tammy Denis
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