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BOUCHER, Simon Jeffrey

August 25, 1915 – February 14, 2012

Simon Boucher beloved husband of Dragita Boucher of Calgary, passed away on Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at the age of 96 years.

Simon was born in Arichat, Nova Scotia. He moved to Halifax and was employed by Ford Motor Company before moving to Calgary in 1949. He joined Universal Ford in Calgary and stayed with them until retirement. Simon will be remembered for his kindness, off the wall one-liner sense of humour, for handcrafted projects and the best trimmed lawn in the neighbourhood.

Besides his loving wife Dragita and her children Vanessa, Marcel, Karman and grandson Miika, he is also survived by a sister Estelle, brother Cornelius (Emma), nieces Betty Ann (Ron) McCulloch and their children Lisa, Danielle, Angela and grandson Broden; Cornelia (George) Sutherland and son John-Willie; Aurine (Carl) Pardy and their children Brian and Shelly. He was predeceased by his first wife Dorothy.

Relatives and friends are invited to Prayers and Tributes at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Park Memorial Chapel (5008 Elbow Drive S.W. Calgary, AB) on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:00 p.m.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at Holy Name Catholic Church (2223 – 34th Street S.W.) on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. Graveside Service to follow at Queens Park Cemetery. Condolences may be forwarded through

If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Prostate Cancer Centre, 6th floor 7007 14 Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2V 1P8 or to the Kidney Foundation of Canada, 6007 – 1A Street S.W., Calgary, AB T2H 0G5 Telephone: (403) 255-6108,

A special thank you to the staff at the Mayfair Care Centre for the wonderful care they provided Simon.

In living memory of Simon Boucher, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Park Memorial Chapel, 5008 ELBOW DRIVE S.W. Telephone: (403)243-8200

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  1. Dear Dragita

    I was so sorry to hear that Simon passed away on Tuesday. I know that his loss will leave a big void in your life. I regret that I didn`t really know him; however, it was an inspiration and a comfort to me to see you with him, and to be able to chat a bit with you, whenever I went to be with my own Dad at the Mayfair. I will always remember your example of love and devotion, and I will miss seeing you there at the Mayfair. Please accept my condolences, and my best wishes for many fulfilling years ahead.
    Don Gerlitz

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  2. diana and amedee samson :

    Cornelia.Betty Anne and families our sincere condolences on the loss of your uncle.our thoughts and prayers are with you all!!!

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    Ada Hancock, Sherry Lane, Sandy Hemsing

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  4. Nives Fatovic & Family :


    Please accept our sympathies in this time of sorrow. Death leaves a heartache No one can heal; But Love leaves a memory
    No one can steal. Please know that if you need anything we are a phone call away.

    Petra, Angie, Sime, Nives & families.

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