|Birth: ||May 13, 1948|
|Death: ||Jan. 29, 2008|
Jon Wilson Bouchard was born in Beverly, Mass. May 13, 1948, the son of Neil J. Bouchard,Jr. and Mary Helen (Oldham) Bouchard. He attended Beverly schools, graduating from Beverly High School in 1966. He was active in Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and in high school was on the track team, where he held the Essex County Pole vaulting record; he also played guitar in a rock group, Billy and the Kids, where he met his wife, Donna O'Brien, the lead singer.
He started his working career in the chemistry lab at Stahl Chemical, in Peabody, Mass., at the same time attending North Shore Community College, where he earned an Associate degree in Chemistry. He obtained several chemical patents while working at Stahl.
During his 40 year career at Stahl, he progressed through many company reorganizations, becoming executive president of the Permathane and Performance Coatings Division of Stahl International. Although he traveled the world for many years, it was Stahl and it's employees that remained dear to his heart.
Surviving him, in addition to his parents, are his son,Jon R. Bouchard and his wife, Pamela, of NH.; a daughter, Megan E.; two grandchildren, Benjamin N. and Sarah C. Bouchard, of NH.; his former wife, Holly E.; a sister Gail A. Lynch and her husband,Michael;; a brother, Marc T. Bouchard of Salem; a former wife, Sally MacDonald and her son, Joseph of Blackburn, England; a sister-in-law, Susan Bouchard of Florida, and a former wife, Donna of Salem. He was pre-deceased by a brother, Neil D. Bouchard of Florida and a sister-in-law, Rita Bouchard of Salem.
Jon died Jan.3,2008, in Kaplan Family Hospice House, in Danvers, after a long illness. Funeral services were held Feb.1, 2008, at Campbell-Lee Moody Funeral Home, with burial in Central Cemetery.
1948 JON WILSON 2008
NEIL J. AND MARY HELEN
Plot: Sub Division 24, Lot 47
Maintained by: MHB
Originally Created by: john gibney
Record added: Jan 30, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24280686
It has been 8 years today that we lost you. It seems even longer. Rest in peace, dear son. Mom & Dad|
Added: Jan. 29, 2016
Dear Jonnie, Dad & I went down to visit you yesterday, your 67th birthday. We still listen for those "Just checking in calls."Mom|
Added: May. 14, 2015
Another birthday has come, and we still half expect a call. "Just checking in." Love, Mom & Dad.|
Added: May. 13, 2012
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