John R. Boucher, age 73, passed peacefully on Wednesday, April 21, while surrounded by his loving family. The son of Florian and Rita (Gagnon) Boucher, John was born February 22, 1948, in Northbridge. John was a hard worker, for many years he worked two full time jobs. He retired in 2000 from Bay State Abrasives, in Westborough. Previously he worked at Toys R Us, in Auburn and General Electric, in Ashland. While raising his family, John owned and operated his business, John's Trash Removal, in Northbridge, for more than 10 years. In his free time, he enjoyed working in his home woodshop creating toys for his children and grandchildren and household items. He and Irene enjoyed travelling together throughout the United States, Canada and the Carribbean.
John leaves his wife, Irene (Ruth) Boucher, of Whitinsville and his children Jon Boucher and his wife, Lisa, of Oakham; Justin Boucher and his wife Robin, of Rutland; Linda Ladroga and her husband John, of Holden; Lisa Kelly and her husband Ken, of Worcester; Jodi Dills, of Whitinsville; his sister Mary Daigle and her husband Bob, of Whitinsville, 2 step-daughters Kim and Lisa, and his "son" Peter and many grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews. John is predeceased by his former wives Sharon and Ellen.
A Graveside Service will be held Friday, April 30, at 10AM in Saint Patrick's Cemetery, Providence Road, Whitinsville. Please omit flowers. Memorial donations may be made to Open Sky, 4 Mann St., Worcester, MA 01602. Please indicate the donation is for the Adult Learning Center.
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