---- — PENN YAN — Mark A. Bechard, 61, loving son of Ann R. Bechard and the late John J. Bechard, passed away at Rochester Memorial Hospital on Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012.
Mark is survived by his wife, Cynthia L. Bechard; four sisters Joy, Jill, Laurie and Pier; and a brother, Jon. Other relatives include brothers-in-law, Bob and Mike; and one niece, Kristen.
Mark graduated from Northeastern Clinton High and attended State University Oswego. After his leaving the Champlain Valley, Mark and Cynthia made their home in Penn Yan. Private services will be held later at the request of the family in Penn Yan, N.Y.