ROCHESTER — Philip A. Perreault, 93, died Saturday, October 12, 2013, surrounded by his family at his home after a period of failing health.
Philip was born in Rochester, NH on December 4, 1919, the son of Joseph and Angeline (Lavallee) Perreault and lived all of his life in Rochester. Prior to his retirement he worked as a machinist at Davidson Instrument Panel Co. He was a member of the Rochester Lodge of Elks # 1393, and a communicant of Holy Rosary Church in Rochester. Phil loved and enjoyed his family, especially spending time with his children and grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife Anita (Gagne) Perreault who died in 2008, and was also predeceased by two brothers Robert Perreault, and Edmond Perreault, his sisters, Marguerite Cooke, Genevieve Blanchette and Florence Mercier.
Surviving members of the family include: one son Richard Perreault and his wife Cheryl of Northfield, NH, two daughters, Angele Cook and her husband John of Rochester, and Diane Felts and her husband Raymond, both of Rochester, NH. He also leaves five grandchildren, Philip and Vanessa Felts, Aaron and Nicole Perreault, and R. J. Cook, as well as two special friends, Evelyn Frenette and Daniel Pelchat "driver", and several nieces, nephews and cousins and his cat Cissie.
Visitation will be held at the H. J. Grondin & Son Funeral Home, 177 North Main Street, Rochester, NH on Wednesday, October 16, 2013, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Thursday, October 17, 2013, at Holy Rosary Church in Rochester, NH, followed by burial in Holy Rosary Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers memorial donation may be made to either St. Elizabeth Seton School, 16 Bridge St. Rochester, NH 03867 or to the SHARE Fund, 189 North Main Street, Rochester, NH 03867. To sign the on-line guest book, please visit www.GrondinFuneralHome.com.