Gladys Sweet Boucher

April 1, 1916 - October 6, 2015

Gladys Sweet Boucher, age 99, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, October 6, 2015.

Gladys was the daughter of the late Edith and Vincent Sweet. She was born in Northeast, Maryland and graduated from Northeast High School and attended Tome School. She was predeceased by her husband, Donald Boucher and son, Ronald Boucher. She is survived by her son, John Boucher and wife, Linda and their daughter, Cynthia Jackson and husband, John and their children, Kaitlyn and Jonathan.

Gladys loved boating on the Chesapeake where she provided fabulous picnics for family and friends every weekend during boating season. She was also a caregiver for several family members over several decades and helped her mother each week with her Avon business. Gladys was an animal lover, always having a cat or a dog plus a bag of seed for her feathered friends.

Services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, you are welcome to make a donation to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), 455 Stanton-Christiana Road, Newark, DE 19713.


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  • Our heartfelt condolonces for your loss, John. Our thoughts are with you. Roy, Dorothy, John & Jeff.

  • Dear Linda and John, we were so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. Please know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers. May God rest her soul