Elaine Vera Bouchard

12-Jan-1943 - 06-Dec-2022

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In Loving Memory


Elaine Vera (Nee Mooney) Bouchard

January 12, 1943 – December 6, 2022

Elaine Bouchard of 100 Mile House BC at the age of 79, suddenly passed away peacefully at Surrey Memorial Hospital with her loving family by her side. She was just 5 weeks shy of her 80th birthday. Mom will be cremated at the Valley View Crematorium in Surrey. A service will be held at a later date in 100 Mile House BC. Mom will be interred with her loving husband, Donat in the 100 Mile House Cemetery. Mom is with Dad now and together they will soar the heavens. They will be both missed but never forgotten.

Elaine was born in Whitewood, Saskatchewan. She is the 2nd child of Gordon and Vera Mooney. Mom met Dad on October 10th,1960 in Manitoba, then married soon after on April 22nd,1961 in Maillardville BC. Mom and Dad lived in Coquitlam for 30 years before selling their house and settling down in 100 Mile House. Mom raised four loving daughters. She was a loving Mom, wife, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, daughter, sister and friend.

Mom's passion was birds, sturgeon fishing, roses, cats, deer, country music, decorating her yard with gnomes and bird figures, visiting with family, friends and Cheryl's daycare kids. Mom had several cats throughout the years and leaves behind her black cat Puddin.

Elaine is predeceased by her husband Don Bouchard, her mother Vera McLaughlin, her father Gordon Mooney, stepfather Ray McLaughlin, sister Faye Nikirk, brother-in-law Gordie Nikirk, and Aunt Phyllis Rushton.

Elaine is survived by her four daughters, Patsy (Doug), Janet (George), Dawn (Jeremy), and Cheryl. Her four grandchildren David (Lindsay), Michael, Victor (Sarah), and Nicole. Her two great grandchildren Spencer and Samuel.

Moms four daughters and family wish to extend their gratitude to all the doctors, nurses, and staff at Surrey Memorial Hospital for the care given to her in her last few days. A special thanks goes out to her favorite nurses Melissa and Bobby for taking great care of Mom. Mom said Bobby is a 10++++.

“A life so beautifully lived deserves to be beautifully remembered.” , “Little wings will fly away but the bigger wings will stay beside your side.”

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor Elaine's memory may make a donation to the cancer foundation.

Condolences from family and friends

Posted by Sarah Openshaw | 15-Feb-2023


Cheryl, I’m so sorry for your loss. I remember your parents well when James and I were under your loving care back at the house in Coquitlam. Sending you and the family all my love.

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Posted by Cheryl Bouchard | 12-Jan-2023


Happy Heavenly 80th Birthday Mom, I hope they throw you the biggest birthday bass. 🎈🎈 I miss you every single day, wish you were here to celebrate this mile stone. Love you always Cheryl, Daxen and Puddin ❤️❤️❤️

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