Tahchee G. Lavendy HARDWICK - Tahchee Gerard Lavendy, 51, of Hardwick, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at Copley Hospital in Morrisville. He was born Aug. 15, 1968, in Rockville Centre, New York, the son of Wayne and Raymonda “Candy” (Lavendy) Parchment. He attended St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic School in West Hempstead, New York. and graduated from West Hempstead High School. He continued his education at Lyndon State College in Lyndonville, Vermont, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in human services. He was a member of the fraternal organization, Kappa Delta Phi. Tahchee was employed as a behavioral Interventionist in schools and residential programs for troubled youth. He was recently employed at MSI, in Morrisville. He attended St. Norbert’s Church in Hardwick. He loved the time spend with his family, especially with his nieces, and nephews. He was very proud of his Native American Indian heritage. He enjoyed music, collecting comic books and vintage action figures. Tahchee will be remembered by all who knew him as very social, gentle man with a huge heart and a big smile. He and his wonderful laugh will be truly missed. Survivors include his mother, Raymonda "Candy" Parchment, of Hardwick; a sister, Tenaya Parchment, of Long Island, New York; six very special nieces and nephews; and two great nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Wayne Parchment, his brother, David Parchment, and a niece. Visiting hours will be held Friday evening from 6-8 p.m. at the Northern Vermont Funeral Home, 60 Elm Street, Hardwick. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., on Saturday, Sept., 21, 2019, at St. Norbert’s Catholic Church in Hardwick with Father Thomas Aquinas, celebrant. Burial will follow in the family lot in the Fairview Cemetery in Hardwick. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to the Hardwick Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 837, Hardwick, Vermont 05843.