Peter A. Pelton, 67
BRADENTON, Fla. & SCARBOROUGH -- Peter A. Pelton, 67, of Bradenton, Fla., and Scarborough, died unexpectedly June 10, 2009. Born Feb 10, 1942, he was the son of Richard and Faith (Peaslee) Pelton. Educated in Portland, Pete was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was stationed in Germany.
After this service time he was employed Autowize Distributors, Emery-Waterhouse and retired in 2004 from the Parts Department of Lee Dodge, Westbrook. He was a member officer of the South Portland Eagles, Westbrook and Portland Elks. He enjoyed spending time golfing with many friends both in Maine and Bradenton, Fla. Pete and his wife Jeanne spent some time traveling during their years of marriage. He was a friend to all he met and eager to help in whatever way was requested.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jeanne (Donovan); son Richard and his wife Melissa, daughter Theresa and son-in-law Peter Michaud, both of Scarborough, two step daughters, Robyn Fortier and her husband Chip of Falmouth, Debra Hendy and her husband Noah of Swampscott, Mass.; grandchildren Jacob and Emily Michaud and Stephanie and Lindsey Pelton, step grandchildren CJ, Seth and Megan Fortier of Falmouth, Gabrielle and Morgan Hendy of Swampscott, Mass.; two sisters, Ellen Havu of Dayton, Cynthia Morton and her husband Al of Windham, and a brother Bruce and sister-in-law Sandra of Glen Allen, Va.
Private interment with military honors will be held at the Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Augusta. Arrangements are by Jones Rich & Hutchins, Portland.
Peter A. Pelton
Jones, Rich & Hutchins
Funeral Home & Cremation Service
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on June 12, 2009