Barbara Teach Bouet

September 23, 1943 - March 4, 2013

09/23/1943 - 03/04/2013

Barbara Teach Bouet, 69, of Zirconia, passed away, Tuesday, March 4, 2013 at her home after a battle with cancer with her son and best friend Kathleen Flemming by her side. She was a daughter of the late Michael and Hazel Allyn Teach and was preceded in death by a son Richard B. Bouet, Jr. She was born in Waterbury and a native of Naugatuck, CT and was a resident of Henderson County for 20 years.

Mrs. Bouet was a graduate of Naugatuck CT High School and received in certification in Drug and Alcohol Addiction counseling from Rutgers University.

She owned Lakeside Counseling Services and was very involved with the State of Connecticut Adult Probation until retiring in 2000.

After retiring Barbara worked for Energy Mart for 10 years, loved gardening and was very talented in art and sewing.

She is survived by her son, Brett A. Bouet and his wife, Kathryn of Watertown, CT; grandchildren, Hailey and Brooke Bouet of Watertown, CT and Jeffery Bouet of Waterbury, CT; brothers, Raymond Teach Sr. and his wife Judy of Wolcott, CT, Kenneth Teach and his wife Kathy, of Naugatuck, CT; sisters, Michelle Alenchis and her husband Ray of Calabash, NC and Linda Teach of Oakville, CT; and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Humane Society, 88 Centipede Lane, Hendersonville, NC 28793.

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Gerald (Jerry) W Deicke
2 years ago

Although I don’t recall meeting Barbara Teach I am deeply saddened to hear years later of her passing..Barbara brought me into this world in 1961 as Allyn Edward…I wish I had the opportunity to have met her and get to know her condolences to her family and her friends

8 years ago

Barbara was instrumental in sending me on a spiritual path that saved my life and introduced me to a dear, dear friend. I will always love her.

Tricia Beddingfield Stokes
8 years ago

Barbara was a very dear friend of mine. I’m sorry to say I had moved and lost touch with her in the last year. She was an inspiration to me, and I have fond memories of working with her in her garden, and enjoying the company of her 2 wolves. I will miss her, and I’m saddened that I didn’t get to say goodbye. God bless, I’m praying for peace for the family.

Barbara Scheinet
8 years ago

Brett, I am truly so sorry to hear about Mom. She was a gem. I did not know that she was ill. My thought and prayers are with you all.

8 years ago

Barbara was a wonderful person, kind and compassionate…I met her in 1975 at a AA meeting. We were friends for many years thanks to her I have been sober 38 years. What a tremendous loss. My heart goes out to her son Brett and her dear friends. Rest in Peace Barb you..thanks for everything.