FALL RIVER – Kathleen Marie (Bouchard) Krueger, age 56 of Fall River, passed away peacefully with her loved ones by her side on Sunday January 19th, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Joseph B. & Lillian Grace (Wills) Bouchard.
Kathi was a graduate of Holy Name School, attended Bishop Gerard H.S. and graduated from Bishop Connolly H.S. in 1981 as part of the first girls graduating class, going on to earn her Bachelor’s Degree from UMASS-Amherst, majoring in Psychology and minoring in Sociology. Kathi worked as a Social Worker for over 30 years for the Massachusetts Department of Children & Families in Brockton. She was truly dedicated to the safety and well-being of the children and families that she served.
Kathi was a parishioner of Holy Name Church, an avid reader, loved walking on the beach, especially Moody Beach in Wells, ME where she vacationed with family for over 50 years. She recently began to enjoy traveling, including a recent trip to Chicago. Kathi dedicated a significant part of her life to raising her daughters. She was a deeply caring, kind-hearted, strong, accepting and loving individual.
Kathi is survived by her husband of 34 years William H. Krueger Jr, and her daughters Kimberly Marie Krueger and Nina Marie Krueger of Fall River; Her siblings: Brian J. Bouchard, Bruce J. Bouchard and his wife Paula, Elizabeth A. Franco and her husband Andy and several nieces and nephews, cousins and dear friends.
As an option to flowers, memorial contributions in Kathi’s memory may be made to the KATIE BROWN Educational Program, 209 Bedford St., Suite 302, Fall River, MA 02720. www.kbep.org.
Kathi’s funeral will be held on Monday, January 27th at 9:00 A.M. from the Manuel Rogers & Sons Funeral Home, 1521 N. Main St., Fall River MA followed by a Catholic Mass of Christian Burial in Holy Name Church at 10:00 A.M. Interment in Beech Grove Cemetery, Westport. Visiting hours will take place on Sunday, January. 26th from 3-7 P.M. www.rogersfuneral.com.