SOLDIER POND AND FORT KENT - Elder Viola (Violette) Bouchard, wife of the late Patrick Bouchard, died Saturday, May 3, 2014, at a Madawaska Health Care Facility. She was born June 5, 1929, in Eagle Lake, the youngest of 12 children to John and Meddie (Nadeau) Violette.
She was a member of the Ladies of St. Anne and St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Soldier Pond, as well as a member of St. Louis Catholic Church in Fort Kent.
She is survived by two daughters, Sandra Martin and husband, Richard of Fort Kent, Arlene Boyle and husband, Rocky of Holden; two sons, Father Robert Bouchard of New bury Port, Mass., Kevin Bouchard and wife, Amy of New Gloucester; six grandchildren, Justin and wife, Nichole of Van Buren, Candace and husband, Donnie of Bowling Green, KY, Adam Boyle of Bangor, Kristi Boyle and boyfriend, Tim Leuterio of Corinth, Abby and Abram of New Gloucester; five great-grandchildren, Courtlin, Kevin and Katie of Bowling Green, KY, Ezekiel Martin of Van Buren, and Jackson Leuterio due in September; many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by sisters, Letipha Ioltt, Alice Simard, Laura Violette, Mildred Rittaro, Mary Jane Russell and Emelie Violette; brothers, Alvie, Alfred, Patrick, William and Hampy Violette. Special thanks to Dr. James Harris for taking special care of our Mother.
Friends may call 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, May 7th at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Joseph's Catholic Church, Soldier Pond. Committal services will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery. Those who wish in lieu of flowers may contribute to the American Heart Association, 5145 Rte. 1, Suite M, Scarborough, ME 04074 or to the Kidney Foundation of Maine, 470 Forest Ave., Portland, ME 04101.