Michael Joseph Bouchard, 1949 - 2015

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Michael Joseph Bouchard, 65, of 370 Old Greene Road, Lewiston, passed away peacefully April 9, 2015, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice Services in Auburn. He was born December 29, 1949 in Philadelphia, PA, the son of Gilman and Jean Mavor Bouchard. He attended local schools and graduated from Central Maine Institute in 1969. He went on to college in Nebraska, then joined the US Navy in 1970. He married Susan Westleigh on September 18, 1970, and had two beautiful daughters, Jessica and Dacia. He worked as an optician for many years and opened his own optical shop, Viewpoint Opticians, in 1978 and ran it until he was forced to close it in 2010 due to his health. Michael’s favorite times were when he was either with his daughters or grandchildren. He loved his kids! His second love was his camp at Cold Stream Pond, where he spent his time fishing, boating, relaxing and spending time with family and his childhood friends. he is survived by his wife Susan of Lewiston; his daughters, Jessica of Monmouth, and Dacia and her husband Andre Horn of Suisun City, CA, Four grandchildren; Sage of Monmouth, and Seth, Kole, and Luke of Suisun City, CA, his father, Gilman of Arizona, and two sisters; Mary Bouchard of New Jersey and Ann and husband Jeffrey Crowley of Wisconsin. He was predeceased by his mother, Jean, January 3, 1991. The family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to Dr. Rivard for his kind and compassionate care, and also the staff of the Hospice House. 

Funeral Notice

BOUCHARD, Michael, 65, of Lewiston, died in Auburn on April 9, 2015. Private services will be held at a later date. Interment, Gracelawn Memorial Park. Donations may be made in his memory to Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, Hospice House Fund, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, ME 04240.

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