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

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“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...Read More »
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“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 »
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“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. ”
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“Ann-Marie & Family, Please accept my sincere condolences. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
4 of 5 | Posted by: Sue Rinaldi (Raytheon) - 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 »
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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