Anna "Nancy" (Murphy) Boucher
1935 - 2020
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Loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister


Anna "Nancy" (Murphy) Boucher, 85, a Hudson, NH resident, and former longtime Dracut resident, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020, following a brief illness. She was the beloved wife of the late Joseph M. "Joe" Boucher, with whom she was married for 49 years.

Born in Peabody, on March 20, 1935, she was a daughter of the late Edward and Anna (Ruotolo) Murphy.

Nancy was a graduate of St. John's High School in Peabody and the Lynn School of Nursing. In the mid to late 1950's, she served with the United States Air Force in the Nurse Corps.

A devout Catholic, she was an active member of St. Kathryn Parish in Hudson, NH.

Nancy enjoyed driving the car, grocery shopping and reading.

At home, she cared for her daughter Doreen's Lovebirds, Quincy and Moe.

She is survived by her two daughters, Sandy Hollingshead and Doreen Haynes, both of Hudson, NH; a grandson, David Back of PA; a sister-in law, Joyce Murphy of Worcester, MA, and many nieces and nephews. She was a sister of the late Edward, Raymond and Henry Murphy, Marion LeBrun, Pauline Brennan, Dorothy Zebron and James Murphy.

Funeral Services were held privately and a Celebration of Nancy's Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, donations in her name may be made to: National Stroke Assoc., 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, CO 80112. For Condolences, please visit

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Published in Lowell Sun on May 24, 2020.
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May 28, 2020
Im so sorry for your loss i enjoyed doing her hair .she was a very special lady.very strong will be in peace.
Debra Braccio
May 26, 2020
Sandy & Doreen very sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom
Roland Maille
May 25, 2020
So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing . She was our wonderful neighbor in DRACUT for several years . Our condolences go out to Sandy and Doreen , so very sorry for your loss . We will keep you all in our prayers. R.I.P. Nancy .
Bryan & Jeannine McFadden
May 24, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss. I used go and cut her late husband Joe's hair at their home in Hudson. Cassie from Dracut Barber Shop
Cassie Cunliffe
May 24, 2020
I lived next door to Nancy and Joe on Frederick St in Dracut for many years. They were good people and great parents. Rest in peace with Joe now.
Elaine Cummings
May 23, 2020
Nancy was a beloved sister-in-law and aunt to us. She will be missed dearly by all of us. Love Joyce, Daniel and Brendan
Daniel Murphy
May 23, 2020
My deepest condolences to all the members of Anna's family. It's never easy letting go but be comforted in the knowledge that she is now with her husband and all the rest of her friends and family. God bless. Best wishes, Marilyn Long
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