WORCESTER-Robert L. Boucher, Sr. 80, of Worcester died Thursday, June 30 in St. Vincent Hospital.
He leaves his wife of 55 years next August, Suzanne C. (Smith) Boucher; four children, Robert L. Boucher, Jr. and his wife, Alice Hogan of Arlington, VA, Daniel O. Boucher and his wife, Patricia of Leicester, Maryann Boucher and her husband, Brian Berman of Glen Allen, VA and Maria C. Morgan and her husband, Ryan of Reading, MA; nine grandchildren, Helen, Matthew, Owen, Andrew, Reid, Casey, Garrett, Jonas and Crosby; three siblings, Claire Brackenrich of Stuart, FL, John Boucher and his wife, Therese of Worcester, and Diane Ferreira and her husband, John of Maine and many nieces and nephews. Three siblings, Louis A. Boucher, N. Gerard Boucher and Shirley Williams and his stepmother, Mary (O’Connor) Boucher predeceased him. He was born in Worcester, son of Louis and Bertha (Desjardins) Boucher. He graduated from Commerce High School and then proudly served in the Massachusetts Army National Guard.
Bob retired from the Kadant Corporation and previously worked for Ziff Company, prior to that he was the proud owner and operator of Blue Ribbon Vending Company which serviced Assumption College and several other local spots in Worcester. Bob was a member of Christ the King Church and was a pious person and had a deep love for his faith. He was devoted to his family and cherished his grandchildren. He was happiest when he had a lot of work to do or going on a long car rides with Suzanne. He was a voracious reader and had an incredible memory for world history. Bob also loved animals, all his life, especially horses and dogs and his Jolie Fille. He would often say “take care of your family and choose goodness!”.
Visiting Hours are Wednesday, July 6 from 4 to 7pm at Callahan Fay Caswell Funeral Home, 61 Myrtle St. A Funeral Mass will be held Thursday, July 7 at 10am in Christ the King Church, 1052 Pleasant St. Burial will follow in St. John’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Catholic Relief services at www.crs.org