Cecile Gilbert Soucy, 94 died on the 30th of November 2023 at Granite Ledges of Concord, NH. She was born March 8th, 1929 in Belmont NH the daughter of Maurice and Rosilda (Savard) Gilbert. She was the wife of Raymond Soucy. They were married on October 15th, 1983 in Concord, NH.
Cecile graduated from Belmont High and was employed by New England Telephone company for more than 35 years.
She was a member of the Franklin Outing Club and enjoyed skiing well into her 70s. An artist at heart, she enjoyed painting, pastels, sewing, and stained glass. She and her husband enjoyed traveling in their camper. She also had the opportunity to visit Switzerland, Ireland, Hawaii and Alaska. Never one to shy away from spending time with family, she flew to Boise, Idaho to visit her son where she attended a Foreigner Concert and stood up front so she could see better, flew to Chattanooga for her grandson’s wedding, her granddaughter’s wedding in Georgia and later returned to Blue Ridge, Georgia where she remembers being “treated like a Queen”. Family was everything to her with the exception of her dog “Cooper”, who provided companionship to her and the residents of Granite Ledges.
Cecile was predeceased by her beloved husband Raymond Soucy, brothers Rene Gilbert, Delphis Gilbert, Arthur Gilbert, Norman Gilbert and Edward Gilbert, Sister Rita Soucy, son Bruce Bushman and step-daughter Diana Childs.
Cecile is survived by her sisters Florence Simoneau and Irene Bourbeau, her sons David Bushman and wife Joanne, Frank Bushman and Marti Whitney, daughters Debbie Hatch and husband Jon and Donna Gut and husband Stephen. Step-children Debbie Sartorelli and husband Peter and Denise Yeaton. She also leaves many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Her family would like to Thank the staff at Granite Ledges of Concord for helping mom live her last year surrounded by their friendship and attentive caregiving. She will miss you and the many friends that she made while she was there.