SalemNews.com, Salem, MA

February 11, 2014

Deborah Ann (Bouchard) LeColst, 55


Middleton — Mrs. Deborah Ann (Bouchard) LeColst, 55, of Middleton, beloved wife of Donald P. LeColst of Middleton, passed peacefully at home on February 8, 2014.

Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Henry A. and Patricia A. Bouchard. In her younger years, she attended St. Mary’s School in Danvers, and was a 1977 graduate of Masconomet Regional High School.

Through the years, Deborah was employed by Eastern Propane, the department of social services, and her most recent job, which gave her much joy and was most rewarding, was driving the school bus for ABC Bus Co.

Deborah was a lifelong resident of the town of Middleton, and a long standing parishioner of St. Agnes Parish of Middleton. Debbie was known for her love of Persian cats. She will be greatly missed by her loving dog, Hankidy Zippidy. She enjoyed her trips to Foxwoods. A loving and outgoing personality was Deb’s hallmark, and she enjoyed spending time talking and making new friends. She was dedicated to her faith and her church, and loved spending time with her beloved Donnie and her family and friends.

In addition to her loving husband of 27 years, Deborah is survived by her brothers, Ronald Bouchard and his wife, Karen, of Chesterville, Maine, Henry Bouchard Jr. and his wife, Cheryl, of Middleton, and Andrew Bouchard and his wife, Debbie, of Kennebunk, Maine; her sisters, Linda Bouchard of Georgetown, and Terry Comb and her husband, Danny, of Danvers; her dear friend, Denise Delaney of Middleton; several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and brothers-in-law and sisters in-law, and extended family and friends.

ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral will be held from the Peterson-O’Donnell Funeral Home. 167 Maple St., Route 62, Danvers, on Wednesday, February 12, at 9:45 a.m., followed by her funeral Mass in St Agnes' Church, Boston St., Middleton, at 10:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited. Burial will be in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Visiting hours are on Tuesday, February 11, from 4 to 8 p.m. To share a memory, or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com.