GRANDMA-PAT-2012-bwLuella F. “Pat” Boucher, 105, of Ellicottville, passed away on Thursday Feb. 20, 2014 at The Pines in Machias.

She was born Oct. 26, 1908 in Buffalo, the daughter of the late Winfred and Lillian (Wallace) Patterson.

On Dec. 11, 1943, in Buffalo, she married Joseph Albert “Al” Boucher who predeceased her in 1958.

Luella was active in St. John’s Episcopal Church in Ellicottville in the  1980s and 1990s, and the Alley Katz of Ellicottville, and joyfully helped maintain the herb garden at the Arboretum. Each morning, she would look forward to her walks with dear friends who have predeceased her. In later years, she moved into a studio apartment at her daughter’s as her need for assistance increased, and she faithfully attended St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Ellicottville.

Luella is survived by her daughter, Andree McRae, of Ellicottville, and six grandchildren: Rick (Glenda) Jackson, Tim (Linda) Jackson, Mike (Tami Smith) Jackson, James Jackson, Stephen Jackson and Kelly Jackson, 17 great grandchildren and four great great grandchildren.

Also surviving are two brothers, Budd Patterson of Cattaraugus, and Willard Patterson of Atlanta, GA, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, Luella was predeceased by a grandson, David Jackson, a brother, Raymond Patterson, and a sister, Winifred Goodrich.

A memorial service will be held at the convienence of the family.

Memorials may be made to St. John’s Episcopal Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Mentley Funeral Home Inc. 411 Rock City Street in Little Valley.