Naples, FL and Danvers, MA — Roland Francis Pelletier, 81, of Naples, Fla., and formerly of Danvers, Mass., passed away July 29, 2013, at the Kindred Hospital in St. Petersburg, Fla.
Roland is survived by his loving wife of 60 years, Marian A. (Miller) Pelletier, with whom raised their family in Danvers, Mass., before retiring to Naples, Fla. He was the father of Kenneth W. Pelletier, Douglas J. Pelletier, Cheryl A. (Pelletier) Saunders and her husband, David Saunders, the late Steven M. Pelletier, Lisa C. (Pelletier) Burke and her late husband, Michael L. Burke. Roland was also survived by 6 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren and was the brother of the late Jerry Therault, the late Beverly (Therault) Wickenhauser and Claudette (Pelletier) Holland.
Roland was a veteran of the Korean War and while living in Danvers, he was a member of the American Legion. He worked as an Auto Body Technician at Sudbay Motors in Gloucester, Mass. He enjoyed fishing, poker, Bingo and spending time with his family and friends.
ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral arrangements were held privately. To leave online condolences for the family, please visit www.contefuneralhomes.com.