Obituaries & Tributes
Mary Paige Kennedy Boucher
date of birth September 11 1939
date of death October 1 2018
Mary Boucher of Tigard died October 1, 2018 at the age of 79.
Mary was born September 11,1939 in Portland, Oregon to James Charles and Marjorie Warnick Kennedy. She graduated from St. Joseph’s Academy, Pendleton, and attended Willamette University. She worked for several years at Portland State University before joining the Oregon Medical Board, where she worked until her retirement in 2003.
Mary brought joy to so many through her creativity. She created whimsical puppets and other crafts and was always dreaming up new ideas. Through her life-long love of history and diligent research she gave the gift of their history to her entire family, tracing their roots all the way back to the Mayflower and to Ireland.
She is survived by her daughters Lisa Boucher (Brent LaMotte) of Seattle and Andrea Bigcraft (Bill) of Tigard; brothers Michael and Alan Kennedy; sister Toni Kennedy; and her three grandsons, who were the light of her life.
Donations may be made in her honor to the Genealogical Forum of Oregon and the Oregon Historical Society.
11 tribute candles have been lit
Candle lit by Staff at Autumn Funerals, Cremation & Burial Our sincere condolences.
Candle lit by Sara Douglass-Cloe Rest in peace, Mary. I did not know you, but I know your daughter, Andrea and have met grandson, Ben. You left a legacy of love.
Candle lit by Shirley Thomas I’m so thankful to have met Mary, worked with her and kept in touch over the years. So interesting, kind, and talented. She’ll be missed.
Candle lit by Eileen Marley May you RIP
Candle lit by Tom and Diane Bohan Mary was a wonderful caring volunteer with St Vincent de Paul and St Anthony homebound ministry. She will always be remembered for her warm smile.
Candle lit by Loretta Mary...you are now face to face with God.
Candle lit by Ray Lehman Safe travels through eternity with God.
Candle lit by Joy Olmstead My prayers are with you, Mary as you rest in Jesus’ loving arms, and with your family to find strength in God’s love!
Candle lit by Phyllis Izatt A sweet, gentle, beautiful heart will be missed
Candle lit by Kathleen Murphy Mary was a gentle and thoughtful person. I will miss her friendship, knowledge of genealogy and Irish history, humor, and holiday cards and letters. Enjoy heaven, Mary. Wishing love, comfort and peace to her family members.
Candle lit by Doug Christiansen I had the great pleasure of getting to know Mary very well during our time together in an Adult Faith Formation/Social Justice class called JustFaith. She was incredibly insightful and was an inspiration for the entire group. I'll miss her.