Armand R. Chartier, 71 of Ludlow, passed away Saturday, September 29, 2018 after a long illness. Son of the late George-Henri and Alma (Couture) Chartier, he was born in Chicopee, MA on July 17, 1947. Armand was a graduate of Chicopee Comprehensive High School. He received an Associates degree from Holyoke Community College and attended WNEC. Armand proudly served as an officer on the Holyoke Police Dept. for 33 years, retiring in 2002. He was a longtime member Chicopee K of C Lodge # 69 and a friend of Bill. Armand took great joy in spending time with his family and friends.
Armand is survived by his beloved wife Paula (Collings) Chartier, his children George Chartier (Venus), Patricia Pratt (Glenn) and Jennifer Keitt (Dale) and Julie Chartier (Shawn) all of Holyoke; Joshua Chartier (Stephanie) of Aiken, SC; Craig DeRaleau (Kristine) of Springfield and Paul DeRaleau of Ludlow; a brother Leonard Chartier (Louise) and a sister Lucille Antunes (Carl) both of Chicopee. He also leaves 9 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. Sadly he was predeceased by a son Edward Chartier, his grandson Zachary Pratt and his siblings Roland Chartier and Pearl Peloquin.
Visiting hours will precede the service from 9:30 until 12:00 Noon.
Funeral services for Armand will be held Friday, October 5, 2018 at 12:00 Noon at the Kapinos-Mazur Funeral Home, 64 Sewall St., Ludlow, MA. Burial will follow in Island Pond Cemetery.
Donations in Armand’s memory may be made to Amedysis Inc, Attn: Amedisys Foundation 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816.