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Mrs. Reta P. Bouck obituary

contributed by Tonya Frickey

Reta P. Bouck
[Published 23-Jun-1997]

     SCHOHARIE - Mrs. Reta P. Bouck, 95, formerly of the Driftwood Apartments, died Friday at the Eastern Star Home in Oriskany, Oneida County, where she had been a resident since May.
     Mrs. Bouck was born in Port Maitland, Nova Scotia, Canada, and came to this country in 1925. She lived in Miami from 1961 until moving to Schoharie in 1982.
     She was a graduate of Nova Scotia High School.
     As a young woman, Mrs. Bouck worked at the former Harrington's Drugstore on Main Street. Later, she and her husband operated a concession food business at fairs throughout the Northeast.
     She was a member of the Wiawaka Ladies Group at the former Community Church, now the Schoharie Presbyterian Church.
     Mrs. Bouck also was a former member and past worthy matron of Schoharie Valley Chapter 450, Order of the Eastern Star, and a former royal matron in the Amaranth group of the Brenendorf Chapter in Cobleskill.
     She was a past member of the Showmen's Association in Miami and a former member of the Schoharie Bridge Club.
     Her husband, Harold A. Bouck, whom she married Dec. 15, 1925, died March 4, 1963.
     Survivors include a son, Robert W. Bouck of Lake Worth, Fla.; a daughter, Florence H. Beach of Schoharie; nine grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.
     There will be no services or calling hours. Burial will be in Showmen's Cemetery, Southern Memorial Park, Hialeah, Fla.
     Memorial contributions may be made to the Scho-Wright Ambulance Service, P.O. Box 325, Schoharie 12157.
     Arrangements are by the Langan Funeral Home, 227 Main St.

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