Her Lifelong Physical Challenges Did Not Weaken Her Spirit or Her Zest for Life
Brandy M. Bouche, 46, a lifelong Chelsea resident, passed away on Sunday, December 6 at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston.
Brandy lived courageously with cerebral palsy for her entire life. Her lifelong physical challenges did not weaken her spirit or her zest for life. She enjoyed many simple pleasures in life, a car ride, listening to country music, mingling and socializing with family and friends or stopping by a fire station visiting with the local firefighters.
The beloved daughter of the late Mary E. (Frost) Bouche, she was the loving niece to her devoted aunt and guardian Sharon Frost of Chelsea, dear sister of Mark Bouche and his wife, Joyce of Saugus and the late William W. Bouche II; adored aunt of Marc, Jordan and Samantha Bouche and William IV and Dylan Bouche. She is also lovingly survived by many cousins, friends and extended family members.
Relatives and friends are most kindly invited to attend visiting hours at the Welsh Funeral Home, 718 Broadway, Chelsea today, Thursday, December 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. A prayer service will be held during the visitation at 6 p.m. Services will then conclude in the funeral home.
All attendees are required to wear face coverings, practice physical distancing when greeting the family, pay their respects and exit the funeral home to allow other guests to enter.
We encourage family and friends who wish, to offer condolences at this time by means of the online guest book or to send a personalized sympathy card visit: www.WelshFH.com
Should friends desire, contributions in Brandy’s Name should be directed to United Cerebral Palsy of Metro Boston, 71 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02742.
Or visit http://www.ucpboston.org/
Of Chelsea, formerly of Florida
Barbara (Lavers Glennon) Foresta, 81, of Chelsea and formerly of Deerfield Beach, FL, passed from this life into the next on the 18th of November, 2020.
Barbara was the eldest daughter of Laura R. (Woodlock) Lavers and Leslie A. Lavers. A loving and devoted wife, Barbara was twice widowed and was predeceased by her husbands, Dennis F. Glennon and Robert M. Foresta. A beloved mother, Barbara is survived by her children, Laura Glennon of Chelsea, Judith Frazier and her partner, Scott Menowske of Winchester and (her favorite) son, John Glennon of Chelsea. Barbara was the loving grandmother of Jessica Vasquez, Alyssa Vozzella, Adrienne Morales and Cecilia Frazier and was predeceased by grandson, Jordan Robinson, with whom she shared a special bond. Barbara was an active and affectionate GG (Great-Grandmother) and will be greatly missed by her seven great-grandchildren. She was the dear sister of Estella
England and the late Joan Gallagher and cousin and best friend of Brenda K. Woodlock. Also remembering Barbara are her step-children: Robyn Foresta of New York and Christopher Foresta of Texas and their spouses and children, her many brothers and sisters-in-law, Glennon and Foresta, and many, many nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, December 11 at 10 a.m. at St. Rose of Lima Church, 601 Broadway, Chelsea. Relatives and close friends are respectfully invited to attend the mass. Interment will be conducted at a later date. Please follow social distancing guidelines while attending this service. Please note that church capacity will be limited in accordance with these guidelines.
Barbara’s family is thankful for your condolences and wishes that you remain safe and avoid gatherings which may promote Covid transmission; consequently, a memorial service and celebration of Barbara’s life is planned post Covid.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Barbara’s name to an Alzheimer’s research charity of your choice.