Albert A. Boucher, 92, of New Bedford, passed away on December 28. He was the husband of Henriette M. Boucher for 67 years.
He was a graduate of NBHS 1946, Arnold College, 1950 and a Master’s Degree from the University of Bridgewater, 1951.
Mr. Boucher was a physical education high school teacher at NBHS and ORRHS. He was a track and gymnastics coach having won 13 state titles. He was a member of the NBHS Hall of Fame and the Massachusetts State Track Coaches Hall of Fame.
Survivors in addition to his wife are his children, Michelle Lazaro, Rene Boucher and Denise and Paul Schaefer, six grandchildren, David Lazaro, Lisa Rogers, Evan Boucher, Danielle Boucher, Paul Schaefer, Britany Schaefer.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11, 2018 from 8:30am to 9:30am in the Rock Funeral Home, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford followed by a Funeral Mass at 10:00am in St. Joseph-St. Therese Church, Acushnet Ave., New Bedford. Burial in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Doctors Without Borders, PO Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030 or St Vincent de Paul Society of New Bedford. For online tributes please visit: www.rock-funeralhome.com