Rosa Aura (Saucier) Bouchard

Rosa Aura (Saucier) Bouchard
MILLINOCKET -- Rosa Aura (Saucier) Bouchard passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013. She was born on Oct. 27, 1928, the daughter of Honore and Anna (Caron) Saucier, the seventh of 13 children.
A lifelong homemaker, she took great pride in raising her eleven children and two of her siblings, Joanne and Theresa. She was totally devoted to her family and her faith. She was a communicant of Christ the Divine Mercy Parish at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Millinocket. Rosa was a woman of humor and the life of the party. She was admired by her friends as a woman of style.
She was predeceased in 2002 by the love of her life, Bertrand, her husband of 53 years; and in 2004 by her son, E. Donald Bouchard. She is survived by her children, Lucy of Milton, Fla. Nancy and Galen Stanley of Medway, Brenda and Gunter Bernardini of Millinocket, Ruth and Tom Leet of Millinocket, Bertrand and Lori of Millinocket, Anna and Skip Edgerley of Brunswick, John of Millinocket, Bryant of Bloomfield Connecticut, Michael and Tina of Sanford and Ron of Hermon. Rosa had 16 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren who brought her great joy. She leaves behind her siblings, Carmen Dubay of So. Windsor, Conn., Norman Saucier of Presque Isle, Leo Saucier of Millinocket, and Joanne Farmer of East Millinocket. She was predeceased by brothers, Adrien, Harold, Alderick, Alve and Gorman Saucier and sisters, Claudette Dube, Lorraine Voisine and Theresa Ham.
Friends and family may call at Lamson Funeral Home, 11 Tamarack St., Millinocket, from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m., on Friday, Feb. 15. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Christ the Divine Mercy Parish at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church, 19 Colby St., Millinocket. A spring burial will be in Millinocket Cemetery. Messages of condolence may be expressed at
Her family would like to sincerely thank Rosa's health care givers for their care during the last years of her life.
Donations in Rosa's memory
may be made to:
The National Kidney
Foundation, Finance Dept. 30
E. 33rd St.
New York, New York 10016
or to the Katahdin
Area Support Group
10 Field St.
Millinocket, Maine 04462
Rosa Aura (Saucier) Bouchard

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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Feb. 14, 2013