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Franklin “Peanut” Bouchey


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Funeral services for Franklin “Peanut” Bouchey, age 71, will
be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at Notre Dame Church with
Rev. F. James Shurtleff officiating. Burial will be in Notre Dame Cemetery. Calling hours will be held on Monday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. and on
Tuesday from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Frary Funeral Home. Mr. Bouchey passed away May 16, 2009 at
Claxton Hepburn Medical Center surrounded by his family.

Mr. Bouchey is survived by his loving wife of 47 years,
Sheila Peo Bouchey; five children, Dawn Mills and her husband, Michael, of
Ogdensburg, Pamela Parr, and her husband, Michael, of Charles Town, W.V.,
Carole LeBel of Liverpool, NY, Peggy Strong and her husband, Darren , of
Liverpool, NY, Andrew Bouchey and his partner, Paulette White, of Moira, NY; and
nine grandchildren, Brian Mills, Ashley Mills, Cameron Mistretta, Kathleen Parr,
Claudia Parr, Sydney Strong, Jillian LeBel, Ryan Bouchey and Ethan Strong. Peanut was predeceased by six brothers,
Thomas, Stanley, Mahlon, James, Lawrence and Roland; and one sister, Dorothy

Mr. Bouchey was born on April 13, 1938 in Ogdensburg, the
son of Edward and Martha Spooner Boucher. Mr. Bouchey graduated in 1957 from St. Mary’s Academy. While in high school he played baseball and
at the same time played on the Maple City Men’s League. He married Sheila Peo on December 27, 1961 at
Notre Dame Church with Rev. A.D. Charbonneau officiating. He served in the United States Army Reserve from
1960 to 1966. He worked on the
construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway. He also worked at Diamond International for 13 years then was a letter
carrier for the U.S. Postal Service for 27 year before retiring in 1997.

Over the years, Peanut enjoyed bowling, golfing, softball
and umpiring local fast pitch. Peanut
also enjoyed playing cards with his family and friends, mowing his lawn, taking
trips with his wife, playing the slots at the casino and cookouts in his

Donations may be made in his memory to Hospice and
Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 U.S. Hwy 11, Potsdam, NY 13676.

8 Condolences

  • Chris & Vicki Bruyere Posted May 18, 2009 8:22 PM

    I was so sorry to hear that your father has passed away. I remember what a good man he was. He will surely be missed.

    Remember, god will never give you more than you can handle. You are a strong family may you find peace with time.

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Chris & Vicki Bruyere

  • Heather Bouchey Posted May 19, 2009 2:39 AM

    I was so sorry to hear about Uncle Peanut’s passing. I will miss seeing him, as I often did, around town whenever I visited back home. I hope you can all find peace and comfort in the days ahead.

    Heather Bouchey

  • OGS Field Offices Ogd/ Malone Posted May 19, 2009 1:50 PM

    To Peggy and Family, We were sadden to hear of the loss of your father. Our Deepest Sympathies to you and your Family. Your in our thoughts and prayers. Sincerely, John, Rich, Mark and Maureen

  • DELLA ADAMS-EDENFIELD Posted May 19, 2009 3:21 PM

    Pam, so sorry to hear of your fathers passing. Know that my thoughts are with you during this difficult time. I would love to hear from you sometime. I live in georgia now.
    Della adams-edenfield email

  • Don&Kathy Moore Posted May 19, 2009 6:44 PM

    So sorry to here about Peanut,Our prayer are with all of your family.We are going to miss seeing him at the casino. He realy enjoyed that place.Sheila take care.

  • Mark Logan Posted May 19, 2009 10:26 PM

    Hi Dawn, Mark Logan here in Utica, NY. Just wanted to express my condolences on the loss of your father. He held a regular/daily mailman travel route on my parents street of North Rosseel Street in Ogdensburg for many years , as their postal carrier. Additionally, my father worked with him at Diamond International for many years and they were close friends. …………Thus how I came to know him . He was a great guy who really cared about others. I am sure he will be missed by many. I would love to hear from as to how you and Mike are these days. I currently live in Utica, NY. let me know you recevied this message: {email}

  • Bill & Janet Leary Posted May 22, 2009 1:24 AM

    To the Bouchey family. We were on Peanut’s mail route and I can remember many gab sessions on our front porch. He was a geat guy and will be missed. Peace be with you. Bill & Janet Leary

  • The Corbines Posted May 23, 2009 4:32 PM

    To Peggy, Cameron and Family: We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts. Love, Gary, Cindi, Cody & Erin Corbine.

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