Sturbridge - Charles E. Peloquin, 91, died peacefully on Tuesday, January 5, 2021.
Charlie is survived by his wife of 12 years, Barbara (Theriault) Peloquin, whom he married December 28, 2008. He is also survived by his daughters, Jeanine Healy and her husband Scott, of Charlton; Marie Ignazzi and her husband, Michael, of Pepperell; and Michele Ferrucci and her husband, Robert, of Plymouth; 7 grandchildren; and 5 great-grandchildren. Charlie was predeceased by his first wife, Rita (Dion) Peloquin, who died August 10, 2007; his daughter, Anne Bouley, who died December 4, 2019; and his siblings, Alfred E. Peloquin, and Gertrude Berthiaume.
Born in Southbridge, MA, on September 11, 1929, he was the son of Alfred J. and Honora (Ouellette) Peloquin. He graduated from the former Mary E. Wells High School with the class of 1946. In 1951, he graduated from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. After serving in the US Army as a Pharmacist, serving in Germany during the Korean War, he returned home to Southbridge where he had a long career as a Pharmicist at the former Centre Pharmacy in Southbridge, and Howe Pharmacy in Bellingham, which he owned and operated both for many years. Charlie was a Life Member of the VFW Post 6055 in Southbridge, a member of the American Legion, and a member of the Tri-Community Exchange Club. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and gardening.
Sansoucy Funeral Home, 40 Marcy Street, Southbridge, MA has been entrusted with Mr. Peloquin's private funeral services. In lieu of flowers, Charlie himself hoped you may consider making donations to either the Prostate Cancer Foundation, 1250 Fourth Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401 or the American Cancer Society, 3 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
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