Pierre C. Boucher, 73, of Front Royal, Va., died Wednesday, Jan. 21, in his home. He was a longtime resident of Fairfax.
A mass of Christian burial took place Monday, Jan. 26, at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, conducted by the Rev. Vincent Bork. Burial was at Prospect Hill Cemetery.
Boucher was born Aug. 3, 1930, in North Chelmsford, Mass., son of Camille and Paulette Moreau Boucher. He received a bachelor of science degree in agriculture from the University of New Hampshire, which he entered on a football scholarship. In one of his four years as offensive guard, he became a member of the only undefeated football team in the history of the university. He attended postgraduate studies at the University of Massachusetts and was a veteran of both the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve. He was chief of marketing programs branch, poultry division, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Boucher is survived by his wife of 51 years, Constance Boucher; five sons: Peter Boucher of Alexandria; Timothy Boucher of Cornwall-on-the-Hudson, N.Y.; Robert Boucher of Overland Park, Kan.; Vincent Boucher of Owings, Md.; and William Boucher of Roanoke, Va.; a daughter, Maryann Grimes of Fairfax Station; four brothers: Paul Boucher of Dover, N.H.; George Boucher of Bristol, Tenn.; Maurice Boucher of Penacook, N.H.; and Larry Boucher of Penacook, N.H.; two sisters, Pauline Allen of Norwood, Mass., and Helen Bourque of Penacook, N.H.; and 14 grandchildren.
Pallbearers were his five sons and a son-in-law, Gary Grimes.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Legionnaires of Christ, 475 Oak Ave., Cheshire, CT 06410; EWTN, 5817 Old Leeds Road, Irondale, AL 35210; or to the Society of St. Peter.