William ‘Bill’ Pellerin, 72, of Lyndeborough, died peacefully at the home of his daughter, on Sunday, May 23, 2021, after a lengthy period of failing health.
Bill was born on September 2, 1948 in Dublin, NH, son of the late Alfred and Cecile (Metivier) Pellerin. He was a 1966 graduate of the Dublin Boys School and had earned a bachelor’s degree in zoology from the University of New Hampshire in 1970.
Bill was commissioned into the US Army after college, and served actively until 1983, when he entered the Army Reserves. He left with the rank of Major. Bill worked as a defense contractor for DRS Technologies until his retirement in 2014.
Bill married Nancy Lee Abbott in 1968, and together, they had lived in Hollis, NH and Palm Bay, FL. After Nancy died in 2016, Bill had lived in Peterborough and most recently in Lyndeborough. In his spare time, Bill enjoyed wood carving, wood working and general carpentry. He helped many through the years with his craftsmanship. He also had a lifetime love of horses, and a passion for all animals in general.
In addition to his wife, Bill was also predeceased by his son Chase Pellerin, and by his sister, Elaine Durkee.
He is survived by his son, William M. Pellerin and wife Jennifer, of Milton FL; his daughter, Candice M. Lapierre and her husband David. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Rebecca, Julia, and Chase Pellerin, and Jacob, Joseph, and John Reed, and one great-grandchild, Clayton Reed as well as by his nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.
A Calling hour will be held at Divine Mercy Church, 12 Church Street, Peterborough, NH 03458 on Friday, May 28, 2021 from 10:00am - 11:00am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Dublin Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Dublin Fire & EMS, 1113 Main St.
P.O. Box 370, Dublin, NH 03444
To share memories, photographs, and condolences with Bill’s family, please visit www.cournoyerfh.com.