Valerie M. “Grams” (Camire) Bechard


Valerie M. “Grams” (Camire) Bechard, age 71, of Wetumpka, Alabama, and formerly of Warwick, passed away on Friday, January 11, 2019 at her home in Wetumpka.

Born in Providence, the daughter of Gertrude I. (Branch) Drainville and the late Ernest J. Camire, she was raised in Warwick, and lived in Alabama for the last 30 years.

In addition to her mother, she is survived by two daughters and a son, Lisa Marie Mixson (Keiven), Michael Joseph Bechard (Teresa), and Kelly Lynn Fowler (Craig); six grandchildren: Payton Mixson, Isabella Mixson, Olivia Bechard, Audrey Richards, Grant Richards, and Annabelle Fowler; two brothers, Joseph E. Camire (Joan) and James G. Camire (Karen); and numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a committal service on Monday, February 18, at 11 a.m. in St. Ann Cemetery Chapel, 72 Church Street, Cranston. (Please gather just inside the front gate of the cemetery at 10:45 a.m.)

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memphis, TN.


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