- June 15, 1923 - September 11, 2015
of Ethel's Passing
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Ethel (Powderly) Pellerin, 92, of Westford, Formerly of Littleton died at her home peacefully on September 11, 2015. She was born in Cambridge on June 15, 1923 daughter of the late Richard and Ethel (Veinot) Powderly. She grew up in Bedford and was a graduate of Lexington High School Class of 1941. Ethel made her home in Littleton for many years. She married Arthur Pellerin in 1969 and moved to Westford. She worked as a waitress for most of her life including The Old Oaken Bucket, and The Franco American Club, both in Westford. She and her husband also owned the Westford Hardware Store. Ethel was a member of both St. Anne's Church in Littleton and St. Catherine's Church in Westford. She loved being around all children.
Mrs. Pellerin is survived by her husband Arthur Pellerin of Westford, a daughter Diane Poitras of Leominster, and was the mother of the late William DeVries and Charles DeVries., She is also survived by a brother Robert Powderly of Maynard, 3 grandchildren Brian A. Poitras of Hopedale, Nicole Chase of Leominster and Michelle Poitras of Westford and 3 great grandchildren Madeleine Poitras, Eleanor Poitras and Christopher Chase.
She was predeceased by her siblings Ruth Johnston, Marion McGrath, Doris Litchfield Kenneth Powderly, Richard Powderly, Frances Sullivan, Elizabeth O'Connell, and Paul Powderly.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Anne's Church 75 King St. Littleton, MA, on Tuesday September 15 2015 at 9 a.m. Burial at Westlawn Cemetery, Littleton,