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Cassilda Boucher
March 14, 2017


Cassilda “ Cassie” (Costa ) Boucher, age 91 of Taunton, passed away peacefully on March 14, 2017 at her home with her loving family by her side.

She was the beloved wife of Leo Boucher.
Cassilda was born in Norton, a daughter of the late Manuel and Eduarda( Tenreiro) Costa.

She was a lifelong city resident and a 1944 graduate of Taunton High School.

Cassie worked as a salesclerk and merchandise buyer at the Children’s Shop on Main St. for over 34 years. She then worked as a 2nd grade Special Needs Teacher’s Aide in the Taunton School System. She retired after 20 years at the age of 80. Cassie loved working with children and helping them learn gave her great joy.

Mrs. Boucher was a communicant of Saint Jude the Apostle Church where she was a member of the Woman’s Guild. She was also a member of the Weir Seniors, Taunton Garden Club and the Taunton Chapter of the Red Hat Society. She enjoyed being with her friends, dancing, making crafts, gardening, cooking and caring for her family.

She is preceded in death by her sister Agnes Stanfield, Laurentino Costa and Mary Costa.
Besides her loving husband Leo of over 65 years, Cassie is survived by her children, Diane Boucher and Paul Boucher, a sister in-law Theresa Pilotte of Berkley and many nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Boucher’s funeral will be held on Saturday, March 18, 2017 at 8:45am from the Silva Funeral Home 80 Broadway (at Saint Mary’s Square), Taunton, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 am in Saint Jude the Apostle Church, Whittenton St, Taunton.
Interment will follow in Saint Joseph Cemetery.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday, March 17th in the Silva Funeral Home from 4 to 7 pm.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in Cassilda’s memory made to; Compassionate Care Hospice 174 Dean St. Suite B, Taunton MA 02780, would be deeply appreciated.

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Silva Funeral Home
80 Broadway
Taunton, MA 02780