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Robert A. Pelletier
PAWTUCKET- Robert A. Pelletier, 84, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 27, 2013. He was the beloved husband of the late Barbara J. (Kelly) Pelletier.
Born in Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Louis and Sarah (Adams) Pelletier.
Robert was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War and he worked as a draftsman and designer at FRAM, East Providence, until retiring in 1991.
He was a longtime communicant of St. Teresa Church; member of the bowling league at East Providence Lanes and a coach for Darlington American Little League. Robert was an avid card player and also enjoyed playing tennis. Above all he was a devoted and loving father and grandfather.
He leaves three children, R. Andrew Pelletier, and his wife, Karen Colucci-Pelletier of Milton, MA, Loretta Carnes and her husband, Paul of Cumberland and Michelle Desimone and her husband, Michael of Ridgefield, CT; a brother, Edward Pelletier and his wife, Joan of Pawtucket; twelve grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Mary-Ann Johnson and his siblings, Paul Pelletier, Dorothy Pelletier, Theresa Guiliani, Claire Holleran and Jeannette Fournier.
His funeral will be held Thursday at 9 a.m. from the CHEETHAM Funeral Home, 1012 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave. Interment will follow at St. Francis Cemetery. VISITATION will be Wednesday 4 to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts to The ALS Association, RI Chapter, 2915 Post Rd., Warwick, RI 02886 will be appreciated.