OXFORD — Jacqueline “Jackie” (Coté) Pelletier, 79, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family Wednesday, June 2.
She was the wife of Aurele F. Pelletier, who died Feb. 17, 2008. They had been married for 59 years.
She leaves a daughter, Doris Jarvis, and her husband Harry; three sons, Yves Gaetan Pelletier and his wife Susan, Bermont A. Pelletier and his wife Jill, and David Pelletier; eight grandchildren, Stephanie Jarvis, Michael Jarvis, Juliane MacDonald, Timothy Pelletier, Nicholas Pelletier, Danielle Lemay, Joshua Pelletier and Jonathan Pelletier; two great-grandchildren, Abdurahman and Noah Pelletier; a former daughter-in-law, Susan Pelletier; three sisters, Louiselle Coté, Nicole Coté and Claudette Coté, and one brother, Paul Coté, all of Cabano, Quebec, Canada.
A daughter, Victoria, predeceased her.
The daughter of Cyrille and Yvonne (Dube) Coté, she was born Feb. 12, 1931, in St. Louis du Ha Ha, Quebec, and was raised in Cabano, Quebec. She moved to the United States with her husband, first settling in Limestone, Maine, and later moved to Oxford.
For many years, Mrs. Pelletier worked at The Home Depot in Auburn. Active at the senior center in Oxford, she also attended St. Ann’s Church in North Oxford. She enjoyed knitting and belonged to the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Notre Dame Church in Southbridge. She liked traveling and last year visited France, a lifelong dream of hers, and recently went on a pilgrimage to the Sanctuary Notre-Dame-du-Cap in Quebec.
A Mass will be held at 7:00pm, Tuesday evening, June 8th, at St. Ann’s Church, 652 Main St., North Oxford. There are no calling hours. The Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy St., Southbridge, is directing arrangements. An online guestbook is available at www.BelangerFuneralHome.com.