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Paul A"Bulldog" Boucher
Born in Gardner on July 19, 1947, he was the son of the late Clarence J. and Jeannette (Desrosiers) Boucher.
Paul graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1966, and later attended Coyne Electrical School of Boston. Paul also served in the Army National Guard.
He was employed for many years by Digital Equipment Corporation of Westminster as a Manager, retiring in 1994. Following his retirement, he was employed by Walmart of Gardner as the Manager of the Automotive Department.
Paul enjoyed golfing, going to the beach and sitting in the sunshine with his dog "Pixie". For many years he played in the Gardner City Softball League as a catcher, and later umpired for the league.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner, Polish American Citizens Club of Gardner, Acadien Social Club of Gardner, Napoleon Club of Gardner, Gardner Municipal Golf Course and the Dennis Highlands Golf Course in Dennis, MA.
Paul leaves his wife of 46 years, Susan J. (Wolanske) Boucher of Gardner; one brother, Clarence Boucher of Baldwinville; nieces and nephews, Maria Hatch and her husband Alan of Westminster, Barbara Cudak and her husband Karl of Westminster, Timothy Wolanske and his wife Heather of Westminster, Michael Wolanske of Westminster, Thomas Wolanske of Mashpee, Kristine Wolanske of Westminster, Donna Caissie and her husband Scott of Royalston, Todd Boucher and his wife Donna of Winchendon, Tommy Boucher of Baldwinville, Danny Boucher and his longtime partner, Mary of Brookline; and several great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Robert Boucher.
Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, March 21st at 12:00 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday, March 21st from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Gardner Animal Control Facility (with checks made payable to Shelter Fund) c/o Board of Health, 95 Pleasant Street, Room 29, Gardner, MA 01440.
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 10:00am - 12:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 12:00pm, Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols St., Gardner
Dear Sue, I was not in Bulldog's company that often. However, when I was, it was obvious the love and concern he always had for you. Just a little over 3 years ago I walked in your shoes and your condolences were like a breath of sunshine from those many great years we all spent together at the old Simplex. Now, it is my turn to offer you my heartfelt sympathies. Please do not even try to hide your tears as they are in reality liquid prayers that helps keep us in touch with the past. It will take time; but, may your memories sustain you. Regards, Ken..
Ken Roberts Apr 2 2017 12:00 AM
A candle was lit in memory of Paul Boucher
Bennett Family - Dave, Gloria, David & Kaitlyn lit a memorial candle Mar 22 2017 12:00 AM
Sue, My deepest sympathy, thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. Your Husband was a really good man . . .and an awesome pitch partner too! Lot's of laughs and good memories from the Legion. God Bless!
Laurie Leger Mar 21 2017 12:00 AM
From all of us at The Woof Wagon we are so sorry for your loss. Paul will be deeply missed by all of us. With love and sympathy, Megan and The Woof Wagon Team
The Woof Wagon Mar 20 2017 12:00 AM
Sue, I was very sorry to hear about Paul. He was a great guy!!! I always made it a point to speak with him whenever I saw him out & about. He was always smiling. I got to know him when we played softball for Taylor Rental. He will be greatly missed.
Gary Watt Mar 19 2017 12:00 AM
Sue, I Am very sorry for your loss. I will never forget the good times Bulldog and I shared together playing Golf and softball. My prayers are with you.
John Le Blanc Mar 19 2017 12:00 AM
Sue, I'm sorry for your loss, remembering the West End, Peter Pan Ice Cream and the good times.
Denis Lison Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM
We are so sorry for you loss - Paul will be missed - all our love to you and your family. Joel and Diane Thompson Commander - American Legion Post 129 - Gardner
Joel and Diane Thompson Mar 18 2017 12:00 AM
Sue, I am so sorry for your loss. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Roger Bastarache Mar 17 2017 12:00 AM
Sue , I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your husband. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Andrew Kemp Mar 17 2017 12:00 AM