Donald R. Pelletier 80, formerly of Chateau Clare, Woonsocket, died Sunday, April 1st, in St. Antoine Residence. He was born in Central Falls, a son of the late Charles and Aurore (Lachevesque) Pelletier. Donald was a Brother of The Sacred Heart from 1953-1995, and taught math at Mt. St. Charles from 1957-1962. He later taught at St. Columba’s College, in St. Albans, England until 1995, and later taught at St. Dominic’s Sixth Form College, London returning to the US in 2005. He continued to teach, volunteering his skills by teaching computer classes at the Senior Center of Woonsocket. Donald also had a great love of music, and played piano and was a member of the St. Agatha’s Choir. He is survived by his sister Pauline Hebert and her husband Henry of Cumberland, and his close friends Eugene and Priscilla Laliberte of Blackstone. In addition he is survived by a nephew and two nieces.
His funeral with a Mass of Christian Burial will be Tuesday, April 10th at 10:00 AM in Precious Blood Church, Carrington Ave Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Resurrection Cemetery, Cumberland. The family will receive guests in the entrance of the church at 9:30 AM. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to: Tribute Program, St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38101-9908.
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