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John P. Peltier
  • Berlin Fire Company
    23 Linden St.
    Berlin, MA 01503

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“Dear Sue & Family;I was very sorry to hear about Jack's passing. His influence on my career in the fire service, and his continual support for the...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Stephen Foley - Longmeadow, MA

“Dear Sue so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. He was a great guy who I always enjoyed talking to and working with at the academy.Sincerely Jack Helms ”
2 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Deepest Condolences from our family to yours.. I didn't have an opportunity to know Mr. Peltier...but it's clear how much of an impact he had on the...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: Steve Whynot - Southborough, MA

“John was a good friend and colleague. He taught me more as an instructor than as a student. He was always fun to watch. Especially when Bob and him...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Don Poole - Rockport, MA

“Sueand Jim, I'm really sorry to hear that Big Jack has passed. We had a lot of fun orver the years and I enjoyed working with him at the Fire Academy...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Stephen Fournier - Hudson, MA

“Sue and familyJack will be missed by me as he was truly a friend. His advice was always on point. He was a mentor to many people in the fire service...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Thomas Garrity - Gilmanton, NH

“Our hearts go out to you all. Jack was truly an incredible man. We will never forget him. ”
7 of 23 | Posted by: Angela, Joshua & Zachary Roach - MA

“Dear Sue,I am so sorry to hear of Jacks passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time.Susan Curtis Priest ”
8 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“My deepest sympathies to the peltier family. I hope during this time you may find comfort in the fond memories you have of your dad and husband. You...Read More »
9 of 23 | Posted by: Christine fisher Novak - Topsham, ME

“My deepest sympathies to the peltier family. I hope during this time you may find comfort in the fond memories you have of your dad and husband. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Christine fisher Novak - Topsham, ME

“So sorry for your loss. ”
11 of 23 | Posted by: Peg Pomphrey - Berlin, MA

“Dear Melissa, John, Jason, Ann Marie, Sarah and the entire Peltier Family,Please accept my deepest sympathies on the passing of Jack. I enjoyed...Read More »
12 of 23 | Posted by: Maureen Matott - Marlborough, MA

“Dear Sue and Family. I was so saddened to hear of Jacks passing. He was a strong influence in my fire service career. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
13 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“I have so many memories of Jack at many Fire Department events. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May God bless you and keep watch over you. ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: Grace Sheldon Lyons - Charlotte, NC

“Dear Sue and Family,With very heavy hearts we want you to know you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time....Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Bill & Pauline Hollick - Ellenton, FL

“Forever in our hearts ”
16 of 23 | Posted by: Sarah Jean (Roach) & Family - MA

“DFS will miss his smile; your family is in the hearts and prayers of many. ”
17 of 23 | Posted by: Lydia - Grafton

“Jack Peltier was a great man. My wife and I were very fortunate to have known him. Not only was Jack a great public servant and firefighter, but he...Read More »
18 of 23 | Posted by: Sal Giorlandino - Southborough, MA

“Ann-Marie & Family, Please accept my sincere condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
19 of 23 | Posted by: Sue Rinaldi (Raytheon) - MA

“Melissa sorry about the lost of your Dad.He will be missed by all. ”
20 of 23 | Posted by: Patty,Paul Fiola - Ashby, MA

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sarrow. ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Paul & Linda wheeler - Berlin, MA

“When Jack decided that I needed to move to an apartment in Marlborough it was easier to just move than to try to convince him that I didn't need to. ...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Pamela Wilderman - Marlborough, MA

“So sorry for your lose. Jack always had a smile on his face and said hi to me as well as joked around. He always treated I as a dispatcher with...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: Melinda Rollins - Berlin, MA


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John P. Peltier, 71, of Marlborough, died Monday, December 9, 2012 at Marlborough Hospital. Born and raised in Marlborough, he was the son of the late George P. and Millicent M. (Good) Peltier and the husband of Susan (Ahearn) Peltier of Marlborough.
Jack was devoted to his family and dedicated to fire service. At the age of 14, he became an auxiliary member of the Marlborough Fire Department. In 1964 he joined the department full time, became an Instructor at the Fire Academy in 1974, where he was still active, and earned his way to Assistant Chief in 1985. Although he retired in 1990 he joined the Berlin Fire Department serving as the Safety Officer, a position he held until the day of his death. In 2000 he joined the Southborough Fire Department as Safety Officer, until October of 2012. He was active in National Fire Service Programs, and was a well respected instructor throughout the country and a mentor to many.
Besides his wife , he is survived by his son, James P. Peltier and his wife Karen ,his daughters, Ann-Marie Peltier and Melissa Irish and her husband John all of Marlborough and his grandchildren, Jason Irish, Sara, Steven, Shawn and Seth Peltier.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Saturday, December 15 at 9:00 am at the Immaculate Conception Church, 11 Prospect St., Marlborough.
Visiting hours will be held on Friday, December 14 from 4-8 pm at the Slattery Funeral Home, Inc., 40 Pleasant St., Marlborough, MA.
Burial will be held at a later date.
Donations may be made to; Berlin Fire Company, 23 Linden St., Berlin, MA 01503