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Gerald O. Peloquin
DUNNELLON, FL- Gerald O. Peloquin, 86, Dunnellon, died Monday, July 2, 2012 in Ocala, FL.
He was born in Woonsocket, RI, moved to Vero Beach, FL in 1986 and onto Dunnellon in 2008.
Gerald was a restaurateur in partnership with his brother-in-law Norman Lafond; they owned & operated the Annex Diner in Woonsocket, RI for 21 years. During their tenure in the restaurant business, Gerald and Norman introduced to the Rhode Island public, the famous GRINDER sub sandwich.
He was a WWII veteran serving with The U.S. Navy. He enjoyed working jigsaw puzzles, working outside and helping people in need with their endeavors.
Survivors include his wife Anita, Dunnellon, FL; Son, Russell and his wife Shirley, Ocala, FL; 4 Grandchildren, 10 Great Grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Mr. Peloquin was predeceased by his Brother, Leo; 2 Sisters, Muriel and Vivian and his Brother-In-Law, Norman Lafond.
A memorial service will be scheduled at a later date and time. Roberts of Dunnellon Funeral Home entrusted with local arrangements.
Online condolences may be offered at robertsofdunnellon.com