Obituaries 06-22-2023

Francoise Rougny Woodard

July 1, 1928 – June 7, 2023

The family of Francoise Rougny Woodard of Boston, Massachusetts is saddened to announce her death on June 7, 2023 at the age of 94 years.

She will be lovingly remembered by her daughters: Lise Woodard, Kimberley Woodard, Kathryn Woodard, Chris Wolfman; sons-in-law John Reilly and Martin Finucane; grandchildren: Jack, Katie, Chris, Marc, Lise, James, Garrett, Hannah and Tracey; great-grandchildren: Pierce, Celia, John, Patrick, Fia, Theo, Phoebe, Miles and Eva as well as relatives and friends.

Francoise was pre-deceased by her husband of 48 years, Selwyn Clark Woodard. Francoise was passionate about gardening and antiques and was an antique dealer for many years. She graduated from Friends Academy in New York and Hood College in Maryland. She worked for the government before staying home to raise  four children primarily in Washington, DC and at several overseas postings. Francoise settled in Boston after Clark’s retirement from government service. She cherished her membership in the Beacon Hill Circle for Charity and her many friends there and in her neighborhood.

No memorial service is scheduled at this time.

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