October 2, 1925 - July 7, 2021
Emma B. (Kelly) Bouchard, 95, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was the loving wife of Omar L. Bouchard, Sr., who predeceased her in 1978. Born in Danvers on October 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Blanche (LaChance) Kelly. A lifelong Danvers resident, Emma worked as a young woman at Binney & Smith and Mrs. Day’s Ideal Baby Shoe. Later, she took in and cared for elderly in her home, treating them with the love and concern of family. An accomplished painter and cook, she authored her own cookbook, Auntie Em’s Favorite Recipies, and helped assemble and edit the cookbook for Saint Richard Church, where she was an active communicant for many years. A longtime resident at Fairweather Apartments, Emma loved hosting community dinners and Bingo for fellow residents. She leaves three children, Roland Bouchard of Danvers, Allan Bouchard and his wife Janet of Acton, ME, and Anne Marie LeSage of Revere, her daughter-in-law, Laura Cilley-Bouchard of Danvers, two stepdaughters, Janet DiBona of Salem and Shirley Tarr of California, her sister, Anna Markarian of New York, twelve grandchildren, as well as many great-grandchildren, nieces, and nephews. She was predeceased by a son, Omar Bouchard Jr., a son-in-law, George LeSage, a stepson, Roger Bouchard, and her siblings, Thomas and Arthur Kelly and Eleanor LeBlanc. Her Funeral Service will be Wednesday, July 14, 2021 at 11AM in C.R. Lyons & Sons Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers Square. Burial will follow in Annunciation Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited. Visiting hours are prior to the service from 9-10:45AM. To share an expression of sympathy with Emma’s family, please visit www.LyonsFuneral.com.
Emma B. (Kelly) Bouchard, 95, died peacefully on Wednesday, July 7, 2021. She was the loving wife of Omar L. Bouchard, Sr., who predeceased her in 1978. Born in Danvers on October 2, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Blanche... View Obituary & Service Information
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