Germaine A. Boucher


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Bangor - Germaine A. Boucher, 90, of Bangor, passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 16, 2017, at West Gate Manor in Bangor. She was born in Lewiston, ME, on March 7, 1927, a daughter of Edmond and Anna (Smith) Jutras.
She attended grammar school at Ss. Peter & Paul school in Lewiston and graduated from Lewiston High School, class of 1946. Germaine took classes at the University of Maine at Orono and Adult Education classes in Vero Beach, Florida.
Germaine married Jean Charles Boucher, Jr. on July 4, 1949, at Ss. Peter & Paul Church in Lewiston. During her working years, she was employed at the office of Dr. Edmond Lebel, and later at the Union Building and Alumni Office at U.M.O. She lived in many areas: Lewiston, Orono, Bangor, Portland, Turner, and Auburn, ME. She also spent time in Albany, NY, and Vero Beach, FL.
Germaine was Program Chairman of both the Veteran's Wife Club and the Foyer Musical Group. She served for many years singing as a soloist for various organizations and as a member of church choirs. She sang many times on the radio station, WCOU. She devoted her time to YMCA fundraisers in Lewiston, ME, and Vero Beach, FL. She was a member of the first Girl Scout Troop at Ss. Peter & Paul School. She also worked on the organization of the Centre Heritage Museum in Lewiston.
Germaine always enjoyed outdoor activities such as bicycling, snow skiing, swimming, and long walks. She was an avid reader, played cards with family, and enjoyed listening to classical music. Germaine enjoyed spending quality time with her family and friends and she will be deeply missed.
She is survived by her sons and their families, Jean Charles (Chuck) and his wife, Lynn, of Carmel, Maine; Marc and his wife, Linda, of Hampden, Maine; and Greg and his wife, Hilary, of Franklin, Tennessee; her grandchildren, Celeste, Spencer, Garrett, Grace, Leah, Abby, and Cathy and her husband, Marco, along with her great-grandchildren, Sophie, Enzo and Luca.
She was predeceased by her husband, Jean Charles, a granddaughter, Sarah and her twelve siblings.
Visiting hours will be held at Fortin/Auburn on Thursday, December 21, 2017 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, December 22, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Basilica of Ss. Peter & Paul (upper church). Interment will take place at the Maine Veterans Cemetery in Augusta at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of The Fortin Group / Plummer & Merrill Funeral Home, Cremation and Monument Services, 217 Turner St., Auburn, ME, 207-783-8545.
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