Reginald Francis Boucher, 83, of Rudy passed away Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015. He was born April 12 1931, in Rockford, Ill. "Reggie" passed after a long illness surrounded by the family he loved. He was the loving husband of Ann Christine Boucher and a decorated member of the United States Air Force. He was a Bronze Star recipient who served his country during the Korean War. He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 52 years, and a daughter, Elizabeth Ann Giblin.

He is survived by three children, Ghislaine Terceira of Rudy, Regina Boucher of Sarasota, Fla., and Paul Boucher of Pomona, N.Y,; 12 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

His humor, smile, and love will be missed by everyone who loved him. He soars strongly on gossamer wings, loudly crooning a country song, and is embraced in love by those he dearly missed.

Memorial service with military honors will be 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the U.S. National Cemetery in Sarasota, Fla. Cremation was under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren.

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