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Ron Bouchard

Ronald Bouchard, 86; Over 25 Years, Foster Parent To Many

IN MEMORIAM: Ronald Bouchard, 86;

Over 25 Years, Foster Parent To Many

Ron Bouchard

MILFORD – Ronald E. Bouchard, 86, who with his wife Joyce was foster parent to 250 chidren over 25 years, finally went back home on Oct. 8, 2019, after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s.

Born in New Brunswick, Canada, to Alfred and Leanne Bouchard, he moved to United States in late 1950s and became a U.S. citizen in 1968.

Ron had many jobs over his life, from lumber-camp cook helper at age 8, uranium miner, electrical tower constructor, carpenter, dairy farmer, and general contractor up to age 78.

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