Gerard H. Peloquin
WOONSOCKET- Gerard H. Peloquin, 85, formerly of Bear Hill Village and Windy Valley Drive, passed away Saturday at Woonsocket Health and Rehab. He was the husband of Rose (Picknik) Peloquin and the late Marielle (Berube) Peloquin.
Born in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late Guillaume and Emilie (Dubois) Peloquin. He resided in Woonsocket for the past 12 years, previously residing in Cumberland.
Mr. Peloquin was a United States Navy, World War II Veteran, attaining the rank of Seaman First Class. He was a life member of the VFW Post 7272 of Bellingham.
Gerard was employed as a tool and dye maker for Miller Electric of Woonsocket for over 30 years.
Besides his wife, he leaves twin daughters, Emelie Peloquin of Woonsocket and Jeanne Christopher of Kansas City, MI; step-daughter Mary Ann Silva of Attleboro, MA; a sister, Jeannette Rivet of Woonsocket; two grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Richard G. Peloquin.
A celebration of his life will be held Tuesday at 10 AM from the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Road, Rt. 122, Cumberland. A prayer service will be held at 11 AM. Burial will take place at the convenience of the family. Relatives and friends are kindly invited. Visiting Hours are respectfully omitted.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.