Marie Frances Pechart

Feb 21, 1928 - Jun 3, 2015


After years of chronic illness’ Marie passed peacefully on June 3, 2015.
She was surrounded by family and friends as she made her way home.

Marie was born and raised in Gridley, California. The daughter of Archie and Grace Vines and sister to seven siblings. After graduating in 1946 from Gridley H.S. Marie achieved her Cosmetology license and proudly retained its active status for over 50 years.

Always with a sense of style and loving warm smile, she will be remembered for hosting large family gatherings, delicious food and of course “Gimlets”. Her love of singing with the choir carried her well into her late eighties. She was a beloved member of the PTL Ceramics group and cherished time with friends she made there. Marie enjoyed many hobbies but as a nature lover, camping and fishing were always closet to her heart as were children and animals.

Marie is survived by her children, Mel Pechart Jr. and wife Rosemary of Mexico, Daphne Harmon and husband Mike of Citrus Heights with whom she had been residing and brother James (Jim) Vines of Gridley. Marie was blessed with six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She also leaves behind numerous loving nieces, nephews and their children.

The family has chosen August 8, 2015 to Celebrate Marie’s Life.
Please message them at: for details or leave a message at: 916-725-9771

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Elk Grove Mortuary
9189 E. Stockton Blvd
Elk Grove, CA
US 95624


  • Jeff Higginbotham says:

    Daphne……..I never really knew your Mother. I do know you. You being the wonderful person that you are……..tells me all I need to know about your Mom. May she rest in peace in heaven above. Love you Lady!

  • Donald Fay Gentry says:

    Daphne your mom was an amazing person and it is easy to see where all your good qualities come from.

  • Cheryl Lancaster says:

    God has another Beautiful Angel in Heaven! Im so sorry for you all. Luv U all.

  • Danette Davis Gladfelder says:

    Daphne and family,I send you healing thoughts and prayers during this time. I’m happy in knowingthat your loved one is no longer in painand is smiling down proudly at all of you. Please take comfort in knowing that. Daphne, I am here if you need a friend.

  • LeeAnne &Matt; Thomas says:

    It’s so hard to let our loved ones go on without us! You all are in our prayers. God be with you!

  • Kathleen & Lance Hibben says:

    Peace ~ and know that we are thinking of you

  • Vicky Meaglia says:

    Daphne and Mike and family our thoughts and prayers of comfort are with you.

  • Daphn Harmon says:

    Please know that I have read each and every card and note sent regarding my mother’s passing and I sincerely want to thank you all for being such a wondeful support system for me. I Love you all. Mom’s celebration of Life will be sat. Aug.8th at our home, please feel free to e-mail me any questions or need for directions you may have.Please know, that i know, that my mother is healed! Praise God!

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