Frank J. Pelletier
November 18, 1925 – December 26, 2013
North Woodstock, NH
Frank J. Pelletier, Jr of Lost River Road passed away Thursday, December 26, 2013 at Grafton County Nursing Home in Haverhill, NH where he had resided for the past 2 A½ years. He was 88.
Born on November 18, 1925 in North Woodstock, NH, he was the son of Frank J. Pelletier, Sr., and Florence Cole Emerson.
Frank was raised by his Aunt Jenny and Uncle Harry Nelson in North Woodstock and attended Woodstock Schools.
During World War II, he enlisted in the US Army Air Corps and served as a Ball Turret Gunnar aboard a B-17. After WW II, he returned to North Woodstock and served in the Civil Conservation Corps which built the Kanc Highway. When the Korean War arose, he re-entered military service by enlisting in the US Air Force which he served for 23 years including the Vietnam War. He was honorably discharged with rank of Tech Sergeant.
After his military career, he served as an officer with the US Capitol Police in Washington, DC and retired from the Soldier’s Home in Washington, DC where he served as an electronics technician.
Retiring back to North Woodstock, NH, he was a communicant of St. Joseph’s Church and he enjoyed spending time with his family.
His wife Carolyn (Theriault) Pelletier died in1998 and a brother George Davis Pike also pre-deceased him.
Frank is survived by a son Joseph C. Pelletier and his wife Wendy of North Woodstock; three daughters Theresa Daneau and her husband Robert of Dover, NH, Rita Miller and her husband Joseph of North Haverhill, NH, and Marie Pelletier of Bradford, VT; three grandchildren Ryan Schumacher of Concord, NH, John Miller of North Haverhill, NH, and Desiree Labonte of Lincoln, NH, two sisters Barbara Harrington of Lincoln, NH and Betty Ann Babineau of Massachusetts. Several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held Saturday, May 17 at 1:30pm at the family plot at Riverside Cemetery in Lincoln, NH.
Memorial donations in his memory may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 1120 G Street, Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005
Arrangements are by Fournier-Hale Funeral Home, 144 Main Street, North Woodstock, NH 03262.
Online guest book at www.fournier-hale.com.