Janet M Boush
June 2, 1943 –
April 15, 2022
Milford – Janet M. Boush (Auchterlonie), aged 78, of Milford and formerly of Andover, died on Friday April 15 at the Rose Monahan Hospice House surrounded by her family. She was the loving, devoted wife of Robert J. Boush for 57 years.
Janet was born in Lawrence on June 2, 1943 to the late Thomas and Irene (Hamel) Auchterlonie.
She worked in credit unions until her retirement. Most recently, she was Vice President at EasCorp Federal Credit Union. Prior to that, she was a manager at Lawrence Fire Fighters Credit Union and Andover Federal Credit Union.
Janet’s greatest joy was watching her family grow and be together. She always had a smile for everyone and was known for her kindness and strength. She enjoyed various outdoor activities such as kayaking, skiing and hiking. Retired, Janet and her husband have many special memories of spending winters on Marco Island with friends. Janet was a wonderful cook and baker. She is best remembered for her outstanding crochet and knitting skills. Many loved ones have treasures of Janet’s on display in their homes and have often been given to friends as gifts. She never accepted payment for her handmade creations, instead proposing donations to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute.
In addition to her husband, Janet is survived by their loving children, Steven Boush and his wife Debra of Walpole, Michael Boush and his wife Maureen of Southborough, and Susan Sonia and her husband Michael of Lancaster; her siblings Thomas Auchterlonie and his wife Jayne from California and Linda Brown and her husband Robert from New York; and their grandchildren, Timothy and his fiancée, Rachel, Robert and his wife, Desiree, Andrew, Catherine, Sarah, Daniel, Isabelle and Margot.
Funerals and burials are private.
There will be a celebration of life on May 15, details to be announced.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Janet’s name to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, PO Box 849168, Boston, MA 02284 or www.dana-farber.org/gift.
Published on April 21, 2022