Obituary: Shawn J. Bouchard, 32

Shawn J. Bouchard, 32, died on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

Shawn J. Bouchard, 32, died on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2016.

Shawn J. Bouchard, 32, former Southington resident, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, February 21, 2016.

Born July 20, 1983 in New Britain to Stanley Bouchard and Donna Kosma, he was a longtime Southington resident before moving to Texas in 2014.

Shawn graduated as Valedictorian from Bristol Technical High School in 2001. He loved animals, especially his rescue dogs, Gotti, Mike, Molly, Casba and Yogetti.

In addition to his parents Stanley and Donna, Shawn is survived by his three sisters Shannon Bouchard of Southington; Lauren Bouchard of TX and Jodi Bouchard and his godson, Jayden of Southington. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents, Rosaire and Cecilia Bouchard of Southington, and several aunts, uncles and cousins. He was predeceased by his maternal grandmother, Nell Kosma who loved her “Sonny Boy,” his maternal grandfather Charles Edwin Kosma and his cousin Tara Bouchard Schneider.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Shawn’s memory may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 701 Russell Rd, Newington, CT 06111.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, Feb. 26, 2016 at the Plantsville Funeral Home, 975 S. Main St., Plantsville. Burial will follow in South End Cemetery, Southington. Calling hours will be held before the service from 9 – 11a.m. at the funeral home.  For online condolences and directions, please visit

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