Loretta A. Bouffard
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Loretta A. Bouffard
  • March 24, 1919 - September 22, 2017
  • Manchester, New Hampshire

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Loretta Alma (Talbot) Bouffard, 98, of Manchester, passed away peacefully on September 22, 2017 at the Maple Leaf Healthcare Center where she had been a resident since December 2016. She was born in Manchester on March 24, 1919 and grew up in the Queen City.

Loretta was married to the love of her life, Rheal "Ray" Lucien Bouffard, on July 21, 1945 and together they traveled as they made their home in Manchester, Gilford, Bristol, CT and Los Angeles, CA before returning to Manchester in 1964 and finally settling in Hooksett. It was through her stubbornness and determination, her big heart and her sense of humor that she lived life to the fullest while fulfilling her passion and devotion to her family. She will be fondly remembered as a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend.

She was predeceased by her husband of 68 years Rheal Bouffard on October 7, 2013.

Members of her family include her daughter Jacqueline Wilson of Hooksett, her son Peter Bouffard and his wife Kathleen of Naples, FL, her grandson Shaun Wilson of Merrimack and her sisters Rosamund Delisle and Rita Bagg as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

There were no calling hours. A Memorial Service was celebrated on Thursday September 28 at 10 am at Holy Rosary Church 21 Main St. Hooksett, NH. Urn burial followed in the NH State Veterans Cemetery in Boscawen. The McHugh Funeral Home was entrusted by the family with her care.