Barbara J. (Desjardins) Bouchard, 79, of Harwinton, CT, peacefully passed away Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at Charlotte Hungerford Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Joseph Bouchard for 57 years.
Barbara was born September 17, 1941, in New Canada Plantation, Maine, the daughter of the late Clarence and Eva (Dube) Desjardins. She was devoted to her faith, and a loving homemaker to her family. She enjoyed crocheting, sewing, gardening and cooking.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by one son, Wayne Bouchard of New Britain, CT; one daughter, Claire Bouchard Kornegay and her husband Daniel of East Hampton, CT; one brother, Gerald Desjardins of Bristol, CT; three sisters, Mary Boutot of Southington, CT, Arlene Chasse of Southington, CT, Geraldine Desjardins of Morehead City, NC; one granddaughter, Tina Michaud, as well as several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one son, Vaughn Joseph Bouchard and one sister, Nancy Ann Desjardins.
Visitation will be held on Monday, October 5, 2020, from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church (Our Lady of Hope Parish), 78 Litchfield Road, Harwinton, CT 06791, concluding with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. at the Church. Burial will follow the Mass at St. Francis New Cemetery. Relatives and friends attending funeral services are reminded to follow CDC recommendations for COVID precaution including social distancing and wearing face masks.
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