Muriel M. Bouchard, 84, of Auburn, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Golden Living Center in Fitchburg, MA.

She was born in Nashua, N.H., daughter of the late Louis S. and Juliette (Beauregard) Bouchard. Muriel was a 49 year resident of Auburn, MA and worked for several banks in the Worcester County area, until she retired in 1989.

A lover of the outdoors, Muriel enjoyed her time working on her lawn and gardens, swimming in her pool, the beach, and taking day trips. She also enjoyed eating lobster and steamers. Muriel liked being with people and especially her beloved pets. She will be missed dearly.

She is survived by her sister-in-law, Irene Bouchard of Myrtle Beach, SC; three nephews, Steven Bouchard and his wife, Kyle Anne of Denver, Co, James Bouchard and his wife, Anne of Alpharetta, GA and Thomas Bouchard and his wife, Lynne of Milford, NH; two grand nephews, Sean Bouchard and David Bouchard and his wife, Teri; two grand nieces, Katie (Bouchard) Insogna and Dana (Bouchard) Polley and her husband, Stan; two great grand nieces, Isabella and Ava Insogna; her beloved dog, Lucy and her dog cousin, Coco. She was predeceased by her lifelong friend, Rita A. Griffin in 1992 and her beloved brother, Robert N. Bouchard in 1999.

As per her wishes, funeral services and burial for Muriel will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Elder Services of Worcester, 67 Millbrook St, Worcester, MA 01606.