GONIC - Roberta Lee Lachance, 73, of 74 Church Street, died Thursday, May 10, 2018, at home after a long illness. She was born February 25, 1945 in Abilene, Texas the daughter of the late J.C. and Mary Gaines Tucker.
She was the first graduating Class of Cooper High School in 1963 then worked at Timex while attending Draughon's Business College. She was a graduate of Glenn and Lottie's School of Beauty. Roberta met the love of her life, John Lachance in Abilene while he was stationed at Dyess AFB and married at the base chapel in 1965. Roberta owned and operated Roberta's Beauty Salon in Gonic for 30 years until her retirement.
Members of her family include her husband of 52 years, John Lachance; son Johnny and wife Carol of England; daughter, Stefanie Wallingford of Gonic; three grandchildren Louise Lachance, Jacob and Jaclyn Wallingford; four sisters, Charlotte Tucker, Kay and Gary Liner, Judy Moore and Estelle Tucker all of Abilene Texas; nieces and nephews.