Delphine “Del” Jachcik Budreau

Delphine “Del” Jachcik Budreau, a longtime resident of Kennebunk, Maine, passed away Saturday, September 26, 2020 at Southern Maine Health Care in Biddeford, Maine due to complications from novel coronavirus (COVID-19). She was 86 years old. 


Delphine was born in Rogers City July 8, 1934, a daughter of Stanley and Mary Jachcik. She married in 1952 and moved to Connecticut where she worked as a secretary for many years at Pratt & Whitney, East Hartford, Connecticut and the East Hartford Connecticut School Department. In 1980, Del moved to Kennebunk where she became a realtor. Del also volunteered at the local library, church, funeral home, and at Southern Maine Health Care. She enjoyed sewing, reading, gardening and traveling – in particular, her trips to Africa and Iceland. 

Del, (“Nene” to her family) was predeceased by her husband of 63 years, Frank J. Budreau; two brothers, Nicholas Matwiyoff and Stanley Jachcik Jr.; and two sisters, Romayne Greene and Uldine Bellmore.

She is survived by her daughter, Susan Mitchell; her grandson, Cal Mitchell (and girlfriend, Maria) of Massachusetts; a brother, Delbert Jachcik of Sterling Heights; and her “angels-on-earth” – niece, Lynn Hall (and grand-nieces, Regina and Julie) of Hollis, Maine; niece, Pamela Proctor of Kennebunkport, Maine,

and goddaughter, Lil Lagasse and family of Wells, Maine; as well as many more nieces and nephews that she held dear and friends and neighbors whom she cherished deeply. 

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a private graveside service is planned at Hope Cemetery in Kennebunk.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Martha Church, Holy Spirit Parish, 30 Portland Road, Kennebunk, ME 04043  

To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Del’s Book of Memories Page at

Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043.