Linda Lachine

Linda Alice Lachine

1944 - 2023

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Obituary of Linda Alice Lachine

Linda Alice Lachine

(nee Potter)


With her daughters by her side, Linda passed away peacefully at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville on January 3rd, 2023 at the age of 78 years.


Beloved wife of Jim Cochrane.  Much loved mother of Kendra Lachine (Denis Savoie) and Robyn Lachine (Mark Duggan) and step-mother of Brian Lawrence.  Adoring grandma of Edward, Quinn, Cian and Isla.  Linda will be lovingly remembered by her siblings Judie Al-Rawass, Mike Potter, Jill Weiss, Kim Potter, Donnie Potter, Terry Potter and Betty Jane Magnusson.  She was predeceased by her parents Douglas “Duke” & Beatrice “Bett” Potter and siblings Doug Potter, Biff Potter, Larry Potter and Nick Potter.  Dear sister in law to Ian Cochrane, Marty Cochrane, Teal Cochrane and Richard Cochrane.  She will be sadly missed by her many nieces & nephews and friends.


Linda was a long time elementary school teacher, shaping countless lives with her influence.  She was a wonderful mother and adoring grandma.  Upon moving to Bowmanville she & Jim were very involved at the Bowmanville Older Adults Association, where they enjoyed many activities.  The family wish to thank the incredible support they have received over the last few years during Linda’s illness, the care Linda received was much appreciated.  Special nods of gratitude to Brenda Parker and May Ruth Gajdan for easing the final years for Linda.


Cremation has taken place and a Celebration of Linda’s life will be held at a later date.  Arrangements entrusted to NORTHCUTT ELLIOTT FUNERAL HOME, 53 Division St. N. Bowmanville.  In lieu of flowers, Memorial Donations may be made to The Alzheimer's Society or Bowmanville Memorial Hospital.