Peter H. Gaucher

NEW BEDFORD Peter H. Gaucher, 55, of New Bedford, died peacefully on Tuesday, October 29, 2013, at St. Luke's Hospital. Born in New Bedford, the son of Sylvia A. (Frost) Gaucher of Fairhaven and the late Felix Gaucher, Jr., he lived in Fairhaven and New Bedford for most of his life. He was a graduate of Fairhaven High School. Peter had a love for music all of his life. He played many instruments and was most fond of playing bass guitar and flute. He played with many area bands. He had an expertise in constructing sound systems. Peter was a very generous person and always willing to help everyone. Survivors include his mother; his sister, Jane Boynton and her husband Richard of New Bedford; and his nieces and nephews, Hannah-Joy Beaulieu and her husband Timothy of Acushnet, Benjamin Boynton and his wife Stephanie of Easton, Hillary Boynton of New Bedford, Haylee Boynton of Alhambra, CA, and Heather, Justin, and Andrea Speer, all of New Jersey. He also leaves behind his beloved cat. He was the brother of the late Ann E. Speer. His Funeral Service will be held on Saturday at 9:30 AM at the Saunders-Dwyer Home for Funerals, 495 Park St., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held on Friday from 5-8 PM. For directions and guestbook, please visit

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