Obituary for Ann Bucher

Ann BucherAnn Hayden Bucher, age 79 of Louisville, Kentucky, passed away peacefully on February 3, 2018 at Baptist Hospital East. Ann was the devoted wife of Charles Bucher, loving daughter of Fox and Loretta Hayden, sister to Joe and Mary Pat, aunt to Emily, all of whom preceded her in death. Ann dedicated her life to helping others. She was an RN and finished her career with the Veterans Administration in Little Rock, Arkansas. During their time in Little Rock, Ann and Charles became members of the Big Sisters/Little Sisters Organization and were paired with a young lady, Mary Langlais, with whom they stayed close to until their deaths. Upon Ann's retirement she and Charles moved to Louisville where Ann volunteered at Sacred Heart Home, Mary Knoll Sisters, St. Vincent de Paul and Water with Blessings. Ann will be sorely missed by the many people whose lives she touched. She will be remembered for her generous spirit, her grace, her quick wit, her thirst for knowledge and her love of baseball!

Ann is survived by her sister, Betty Burns; sisters-in-law, Linda Hayden and Ann Hennessey. Also surviving are 7 nieces and nephews and 10 great-nieces and nephews; and a host of family and many friends.

Visitation will be 2:00 – 8:00 PM on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at Newcomer Cremations, Funerals and Receptions, East Louisville Chapel, 235 Juneau Drive in Middletown. A Mass of Celebration for Ann will be 10:00 AM Thursday, February 8th at Church of the Epiphany, 914 Old Harrods Creek Road, Louisville, Kentucky 40223.

Memorials may be made to the Mary Knoll Sisters or St. Vincent de Paul. To leave a special message for the family, please visit