Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Wednesday November 9th, 2022
9:00am - 11:00am
Annunciation Parish at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church
Wednesday November 9th, 2022
Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Wednesday November 9th, 2022
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Yvonne M. Mann
Yvonne M. (Boudreau) Mann, 78, of Hubbardston, formerly of Ogunquit, ME, died peacefully Friday, October 21, 2022, in Quabbin Valley Healthcare, Athol, after a long illness with her family by her side.
Born in Moncton, New Brunswick, Canada, on April 30, 1944, she was the daughter of the late Arthur J. and Dorina (Cormier) Boudreau. She graduated from Gardner High School with the Class of 1962. Yvonne was a Kindergarten Paraprofessional employed by Gardner Public Schools, Gardner, for 27-years prior to her retirement in 2001.
Yvonne was a parishioner of Annunciation Parish/ Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church of Gardner. She loved traveling and enjoyed taking trips to the beach and the mountains. Yvonne was an excellent cook and enjoyed making meals for her family and friends. Her family was the light of her life, especially her grandchildren treasuring all the special moments they spent together. They’ll all miss her affectionately saying the phrase, “I am going to kick you in the buttocks!”
Yvonne is survived by her husband of 58-years, Paul E. Mann Jr. of Hubbardston; a son, Peter P. Mann and his significant other Julie L. Walsh of Gardner; a son-in-law, Scott Alexander of Westminster; four grandchildren, Jordan R. Alexander of Malden, Brooke M. Alexander of Parker CO, Kaitlin M. Mann of Hubbardston and Matthew R. Mann of Hubbardston; two brothers, Gerard J. Boudreau of Templeton and Vincent J. Boudreau of Gardner; several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
She was predeceased by her daughter, Debbie M. Alexander; three sisters, Rita M. Gauvin, Claire, and Jeannine Boudreau; and a brother, Normand J. Boudreau.
Funeral Services will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2022, from the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA, with a Mass at 11:30 a.m. in Annunciation Parish at Our Lady of the Holy Rosary Church, 135 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA. Burial will follow at the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA.
Calling Hours will be held Wednesday, November 9, 2022, from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home.
Memorial Contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 North Michigan Avenue, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601, or on their website at (www.alz.org). or to the ALS Association, 1300 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22209 or on their website at (www.als.org) or to Please reference in memory of Yvonne M. Mann.
My condolences to her family and friends.
Rhonda Rushford Nov 16 2022 11:37 AM
I have such fond memories of time spent with Yvonne and Rita over so many years. She fought hard and lived her life to the fullest!! I know she will be missed by all of her family! My deepest condolences to all of you!
Charlene (Girouard) Dixon Oct 27 2022 5:01 PM
To Mr. Mann, Peter, and all of Mrs. Mann's family - we are all saddened to hear of her passing. Though it's been a lot of years gone by, some of our fondest memories were of growing up together on Barthel Ave - playing kick the cans (and always making Scott C. be "it" - lol!), hanging out in your garage being the Bay City Rollers, building forts under your deck in the back yard - all great times. Mrs. Mann was always so sweet and good to us all. Please accept our sincerest condolences from all of the Roy family (Terry & Dan Mason, Steve & Lorraine Roy, Julie Richard & Randy McDowell, and Marge Roy). We will keep you all in our prayers.
Terry Mason Oct 27 2022 8:18 AM
My grandmother was a light of pure love. Spending every moment with her all the way to her passing with me and family holding her hand as we said goodbye. Even on her last breath she opened her eyes and smiled and went peacefully. She has been giving me signs and messages every day after her passing. I am so happy her and her daughter have reunited and she’s no longer in pain. She would always tell me “you better treat a woman right or I’ll have to kick you in the tushy” me and my sister became so close with her. We would take care of her up until it was her time. It’s not what you take when you leave this world behind, it’s what you leave behind you when you go. I love forever and always nanny. I miss you so much. Give Debbie a big hug for me 🌙🙏☀️❤️
Matthew Mann Oct 26 2022 10:39 PM
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Matthew mann Oct 26 2022 5:13 PM
Uncle Paul so sorry for your loss of Aunt Yvonne I will miss her precious smile that would light up any room. I miss seeing you and aunt Yvonne walking and occasionally catching up on the day to day stuff. Oh the tears we shed both happy and sometimes sad ones. (It seemed it was our thing). Yvonne always seem to understand the sensitive side of each of us. She said to me when I was a young woman "Always be true to yourself, it's all that matters." Aunt Yvonne you're now with Debbie, and my dad Norman I know you are at peace. Jo
Joanne Boudreau Oct 26 2022 7:59 AM
I’m so sorry to hear about Yvonne, she definitely was one of the best friend I ever had. Will be thinking of you all.
Irma Oct 25 2022 7:25 PM
Mr. Mann & Peter, I'm so sorry to hear about Mrs. Mann. My favorite times with her & Debbie were when she would dance with us to Shaun Cassidy and Leif Garrett then she would make us something to eat. I'm praying for your family! Hugs
Lisa Arsenault Oct 25 2022 6:41 PM
Paul and Peter
So many wonderful memories of fun times with “Mrs. Mann” during our kindergarten years.
She was a huge part of the “k” staff
She will be truly missed
Barbara LeBlanc Oct 25 2022 12:07 PM