Daniel J. Pelletier (1952-2017)

MADAWASKA, Maine — Daniel J. Pelletier, 65, of Madawaska, unexpectedly passed away on Thursday evening, Oct. 19, 2017. He was with Ann, his best friend and partner of over 40 years at the time of his passing. Born in Biddeford, Maine, on Jan, 16, 1952, Dan was the fourth child of Maxime and Anita (Dufour) Pelletier.

Dan graduated in 1970 from the Baxter State School for the Deaf in Falmouth, ME. For 37 years, Dan was an employee of the brick and block company in Frenchville, Maine. Throughout the years, he saw several changes of ownership in the company but Dan was a main stay, no matter who the owner was, because he knew all aspects of the operation. He also worked several years at the bowling alley in Madawaska where he developed a love of candlepin bowling. Dan also worked at many other job venues including several years as a collator at the St. John Valley Times, plus he also worked as a handy man mowing lawns and cleaning roofs during the winter. He also worked as a taxi driver in Madawaska for several years. His other interests included bingo, boy scouts, basketball and having his daily coffee at Bob’s Service Center.

Dan was survived by his loving partner and very special friend, Ann Michaud, and her son, Steve of Massachusetts, Steve’s two sons, James and Eli and Steve’s partner, Brenda Lynn. He was also survived by his sisters, Theresa Robertson of Illinois, Beverly Pelletier and her husband, Dave of Ft. Kent, Maine, and his brothers, Robert of Florida; Armand and his wife Leslie, of Florida; and David and his wife, Jeannine of Illinois, as well as many nieces and nephews. Danny was predeceased by his parents, his brother-in-law, Nigel (Rob) Robertson, his sister-in-law, Sandra (Norman) Pelletier, and his great nephew, Austin Blanchette.

A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, November 6, 2017, at the St. Thomas Aquinas Church. Family and friends may visit with the family at the Church before the service.

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