With great sadness, the Boucher family announces the peaceful passing of Marie "Bertha" Boucher, at the Saint John Regional Hospital, Saint John, N.B, on March 27, 2014, with her family by her side.
Born in St. Francois, N.B. on May 3, 1925, she was the youngest child of the late Arthur and Christine (Michaud) Milliard and the wife of Armand Boucher of St. Stephen, N.B.
Besides her husband, Bertha is survived by her children: Richard (Linda) Boucher of Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., Carole (Donald) Stevenson of Rothesay, N.B., Francine (William) Boucher-Wells of Oshawa, Ont., Nola (Duane) Richardson and Peter (Gail) Boucher of St. Stephen, N.B.; nine grandchildren, Robert (Rachel) Stevenson, Jina (David) Rodas-Wright, Tony (Shelby) Stevenson, Trisha (Wess) Rodas-Avery, Pam (Gordon) Hanson, Mandy (Greg) Richards, Chris (Melissa) Richardson, Cody and Mitchel Boucher; fifteen great-grandchildren, Katelyn (Adam Casey) Rodas, Alexis and Henry Rodas-Wright, Becca and Cassi Mallaley, Meagan and Brianna Hawkes, Braedyn Hastey, Noah, Zoey, and Aubrey Stevenson, Marshal and Bryce Stevenson, Thomas and Avary Richardson; two great-great-grandchildren, Desi and Cruz Rodas-Casey; several nieces and nephews.
Predeceased by her parents, and fifteen brothers and sisters.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, Milltown Blvd., St. Stephen, N.B. on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 11 AM.
Visiting hours will be held at The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home, 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. on Monday, March 31, 2014 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM.
Interment at Milltown Roman Catholic Cemetery, Barter Settlement, N.B., at a later date.
For those who wish, remembrances to the Alzheimer Society, Charlotte County Cancer or a charity of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, N.B. in care of funeral arrangements.