OLD TOWN - John J. Pelletier, 86, husband of Betty (Bertrand) Pelletier, died June 28, 2016 at a local hospital. He was born January 16, 1930 in Old Town, the son of Edward and Flora (Cyr) Pelletier.
John was a graduate of Old Town High School, Class of 1948, and the University of Maine, Class of 1953. Following college, he served in the US Army for 2 years. He was employed by the State of Maine, Dept of Transportation, roadside beautification program until his retirement. John enjoyed hunting and fishing with his friends, spending time at his camp, and spending time with friends in Stueben, lobstering, and working his garden.
In addition to his wife Betty, John is survived by his sister Mary Buchanan; brother-in-law Paul Bertrand; nieces Martha St. Peter, Jody Lucas, and Janet Herbert; grandnieces Janai Schaefer and Rebecca Herbert; grand nephews Jonathan and Joshua Herbert.
Friends may call 6-8PM Thursday at the Birmingham Funeral Home 438 Main St. Old Town. A mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 9AM Friday at Parish of the Resurrection, Holy Family Church, Old Town. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Immediately following the services, all are invited to return to the Parish Hall for a light luncheon. Memorial contributions may be made to the Parish of the Resurrection, 429 Main St Old Town 04468