Richard's Story

FORT KENT - Richard "Dick" Bouchard, 76, died peacefully surrounded by his family on July 24, 2016 at a Fort Kent Health Care Facility. He was born in Madawaska, September 17, 1939, the son of Albert and Laurie (Lozier) Bouchard.

Dick served in the US Army from 1961 to 1963. He was a member of the Fort Kent American Legion Martin-Klein Post #0133, life member of the Fourth Degree Knights of Columbus Council # 0352 of Fort Kent. Electrical Association and the Fort Kent Snowmobile Club. Dick was an avid outdoors man, enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards, spending time in Florida and especially at his camp on Caron Lake in Canada. Dick owned and operated his own electrical business for over 45 years.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 54 years, Gladys (Daigle) Bouchard of Fort Kent. Also survived by four children, Micheal and wife, Karen Bouchard of Beacon Falls, Conn., Duane and wife, Denise Bouchard of Hartland, Vt., Gary and wife, Lorianne Bouchard of Fort Kent, Dawn and husband, Doug Cyr of Fort Kent; two brothers, Raymond and Rita Bouchard of Fort Kent and Robert and wife, Jerry Bouchard from Colorado; one sister, Janice Ransford of Crystal Lake, Illinois; nine grandchildren, Annalie, Jolie, Morgan, Julia, Dominic, Drew, Maya, Elizabeth and Josh; two great-grandchildren, Emmerson and Abigail; several nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Friday, July 29, 2016, from 8:30 am until time of service at the Daigle Funeral Home, Fort Kent.

A Mass of Christian burial with full military honors and 4th Degree honors will be celebrated 11 am Friday at the St. Louis Catholic Church, Fort Kent. Committal services will be held at a later date in the parish cemetery.

Those who wish, in his memory, may donate to the Forest Hill Manor Activities Fund, 25 Bolduc Ave., Fort Kent, ME 04743. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.
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