Fernande ‘Fern’ Bouffard, 86

OSWEGO, NY – Fernande “Fern” Bouffard, 86, a resident of Scriba, passed away Friday April 25, 2014, at St. Luke Health Services.

Born in St. Theophile, Quebec, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Clara (Paquette) Gauthier.

Fernande ‘Fern’ Bouffard
Fernande ‘Fern’ Bouffard

Fern loved oil painting, knitting, playing cards and working in the yard and planting flowers.

Surviving are her husband, Lucien Bouffard; daughters, Gae Bouffard and Terri Bouffard; son, Michel (Cindy) Bouffard; three sisters, Juliette (Robert) Talon, Yvonne Plante and twin sister Rollande Lefebvre; seven grandchildren, Claire (Kyle) Torrice, Angelie (Ted) Elliott, Christine (Blake) Howell, Marianne (Steve) Ferry, Jaime Bouffard, Ariel Bouffard and Anthony Bouffard; nine great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was predeceased by five brothers and three sisters.

Memorial services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday at the Oswego Alliance Church, Thompson Road, Oswego.

Donations can be made to St. Luke Health Services or the American Alzheimer’s Association.

Nelson Funeral Home has care of arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at www.nelson-funeralhome.com