West Brookfield / Ware - Philippe B. Coache, 90, died on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center. He was born January 21, 1929 to Frederick and Bernice (Sierakowski) Coache in Three Rivers and was a long-time resident of Ware.
He was a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer having served during the Korean and Vietnamese Wars. Later, he worked as an inspector for Kidder Stacy in Agawam and Storms Forge of Springfield. He was also a life-long Patriots and Red Sox fan.
Mr. Coache leaves behind his wife of 38 years, Theresa (Hevey) Coache; son Raymond Coache and his wife Yuki of Centennial, Colorado; daughter Nanette Coache-Harless and her husband James of Springfield, Virginia; step-son Phillip Aucoin and his wife Pamela of Ware; step-daughter Pauline Supka and her husband Daniel of Ware and Jane Moore and her husband Richard of Brimfield; brothers Robert Coache of Georgia and Stephen Coache of Three Rivers; sister Anne Chrabascz of Ware; 13 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased in death by his parents Frederick and Bernice Coache, brothers Frederick Coache, Jr. of Thorndike and David Coache of Three Rivers.
In keeping with his wishes, there will be no memorial service. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Quaboag Rehab Activites Fund, c/o Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center, 47 East Main St., West Brookfield, MA 01585.
Phil’s family would like to extend their gratitude to the dedicated nurses and staff at the Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center for his care.
Charbonneau Funeral Home, 30 Pleasant St., in Ware is assisting his family with arrangements.
Quaboag Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Activities Fund
47 East Main Street, West Brookfield MA 01585