Middleton — Anne Marie (Pelletier) Gauthier passed away on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, in Beverly Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Kenneth E. Gauthier with whom she shared 52 years of marriage.
Born in Salem on August 27, 1942, she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Gertrude (Soucey) Pelletier. Anne was raised and educated in Salem and graduated from St. James High School. Anne and her husband raised their family in Middleton, where they have resided since 1974. She had been employed as a cashier at Market Basket in Middleton for over 20 years. Anne also was a member of the North Shore Old Car Club.
Besides her husband, Kenneth, she is survived by two sons, Kenneth E. Gauthier, Jr. and his wife Elaine of Middleton and Mark H. Gauthier of Salem; a brother, Pat Pelletier of Georgetown; three grandchildren, Danielle, Sam and Devyn Gauthier and several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Dianne M. Gauthier and her brother, Lucien “Butch” Pelletier.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9AM on Saturday, October 26, 2013, in St. Richard Church, 90 Forest St., Danvers. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton. Visiting hours are Friday from 4-7PM at C.R. Lyons & Sons, Funeral Directors, 28 Elm St., Danvers. www.LyonsFuneral.com.