HAMPSTEAD — Doris E. Gagne Chaco, a beloved homemaker and dedicated employee at Bryant Electric for over 20 years, passed away at the age of 96 on September 16, 2023, in Hampstead, North Carolina. She was born on November 19, 1926, in Worcester, Massachusetts.
Doris lived a fulfilling life, enjoying her roles as a mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Her work at Bryant Electric showcased her commitment and dedication to her craft. Throughout her career, she performed various roles, leaving a lasting impact on her colleagues and the company.
In her free time, Doris cherished the opportunity to travel with her family, creating cherished memories that will be forever treasured. She had a warm and caring spirit, always putting the needs of her loved ones first. Doris was a pillar of strength and support for her family, and her presence will be deeply missed.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents, Albert and Oiada Gagne, her loving husband Cyril M. Chaco, numerous brothers and sisters, and two daughter-in-laws. Although she faced the loss of loved ones throughout her life, Doris remained resilient, showing unwavering strength and courage.
She is survived by her three sons, Mathew Chaco of Milford, CT, Cyril O. Chaco of Leland, NC, and Michael (Sharon) Chaco of Milford, CT. Doris also leaves behind three grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren who will carry her memory in their hearts forever.
A visitation will be held Friday, September 22, 2023 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Wilmington Funeral Home Chapel, located at 1535 S. 41st St., Wilmington, NC 28403
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lower Cape Fear Lifecare Hospice.
During this difficult time, may all who knew Doris find solace in the memories they shared together. Her kind heart, selflessness, and unwavering love will forever be remembered by those fortunate enough to have known her.