Richard A. Boucher "Louie" 68 of Bellows Falls passed away unexpectedly on Oct. 5, 2021 at home. Born August 1, 1953, in Malden MA, to the late Jean (Barratt) and Albert Boucher. He graduated from Malden High School in 1971 and then served in the United States Army where he was honorably discharged. While living in Malden he worked for Harcourt News and the Malden Emergency Center. Louie later moved to Bellows Falls, VT where he settled and raised his family there. Louie worked for TLR Factory and then started his career with the Brattleboro Police Department retiring as Chief Dispatcher. He also dispatched for the Vermont State Police, Bellows Falls Police and the Windsor Police Department. He was a member of the Pierce Lawton Post #37 of the American Legion, the Polish Club, Knights of Columbus, Elks and Moose as well as St. Charles Catholic Church. He helped with many charitable golf tournaments and gave generously of his time and resources.
Louie is survived by his wife Lee (White) Boucher of Bellows Falls, sons (Rev.) Richard O'Donnell of Essex Jct, Joseph O'Donnell of New Hampshire, Casey Paige of Athens, VT and Eric Paige of Bellows Falls, grandchildren Max Paige of Florida, and Naudia Paige of Athens. Louie is survived by his sisters Jean Ann Grifone, Gail Gregory, Donna Boucher and brother Robert Boucher as well as many cousins and several nieces and nephews. Louie leaves countless friends whom he cherished as family. He was pre-deceased by his parents, and his son Roderick.
A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021, at 1 pm, Calling Hours will be Friday, Oct. 8 from 4-6 pm at the Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls. Burial will be private at the family lot in Sacred Heart Cemetery in Bellows Falls. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to Make a Wish Foundation or to St. Michael School Walnut St. Brattleboro VT
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Fenton and Hennessey Funeral Home in Bellows Falls.
Published by The Brattleboro Reformer on Oct. 7, 2021.