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Robert T Bouchard

March 31, 1931 — February 15, 2019

Robert T. “Bob” Bouchard, 87, of Gardner, died peacefully Friday, February 15, 2019 in UMASS Memorial Medical Center of Worcester, following a brief illness.

            Bob was born in Fitchburg on March 31, 1931, the son of the late Neil J. and Lillian (Taylor) Bouchard.

            He graduated from Cushing Academy of Ashburnham with the Class of 1949; and received his Associates Degree in Chemistry from Northeastern University in 1961.

            Bob was a Chemist employed by Rohm Tech Inc. of Fitchburg for several years, retiring in 1996. He was previously employed by Borden Chemical Company of Leominster.

            He was a United States Korean War Navy Veteran and received the National Defense Service Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

            Bob was a member of the former Sacred Heart of Jesus Church of Gardner. He was also a former member of the American Legion Post 129 of Gardner.

            He loved going to yard sales, repairing things, and he was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots. Bob most enjoyed spending time with his family, whom he dearly loved.

            Bob was predeceased by his wife, Jeannette (LaPrise) Bouchard who died in 2011.

            He leaves his son, Randall of Gardner; daughters, Lynn Hager and her husband Steven of Gardner, and Lori O’Rourke and her fiancé Brian Clough of Gardner; sister, Marilyn Tew of Indiana; grandchildren, Nicholas and Ryan O’Rourke and Brent Hager; several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother, Neil J. Bouchard, Jr.

            Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, February 20th from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner with a Mass at 11:00 a.m. in Annunciation Parish/Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner. Burial will be in St. John’s Cemetery, Gardner.

            A calling hour will be held Wednesday, February 20th from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home.

            Memorial contributions may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, 29 Crafts Street, Suite 450, Newton, MA 02458-1287. Please reference in memory of Robert Bouchard.


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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

9:30 - 10:30 am (Eastern time)

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church

135 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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Funeral Mass

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.

110 Nichols St, Gardner, MA 01440

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