Anne K. Bourquard, 97, formerly of Housatonic, died Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at the Landing at Laurel Lake in Lee. Anne was born Nov. 15, 1922, in Amesbury, daughter of Michael and Nora (Sullivan) McSheffrey. After graduating from high school, Anne went on to receive an associate degree from Fisher Business College. Anne worked for over 25 years as a librarian at the Ramsdell Library in Housatonic. Anne loved reading and was a communicant of the former Corpus Christi Church and a member of the Rosary Sodality.
Ann is survived by son Robert “Robbie” E. Bourquard and wife Cathy of Housatonic; and two grandsons: Robert E. Bourquard Jr. and Matthew Boyd Bourquard. Anne’s husband, Edmund B. Bourquard, whom she married July 13, 1946, predeceased her June 23, 2000. In addition to her husband, Anne was predeceased by son Jeffrey W. Bourquard and her brothers and sisters.
A funeral Mass for Anne K. Bourquard will be held Saturday, June 13, at 10 a.m. with a Liturgy of Christian Burial at Corpus Christi Church, Saint Teresa of Calcutta Parish with Rev. William P. Murphy, pastor, officiating. BIRCHES-ROY FUNERAL HOME, 33 South St., Great Barrington, MA 01230 is entrusted with arrangements. Burial will follow in Saint Bridget’s Cemetery in Housatonic. Condolences may be made through birchesroyfuneralservices.com.