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Joseph Henry Pellerin

October 12, 1934 ~ February 10, 2019 (age 84)


Joseph Henry Reynolds Pellerin, 84, Poland, Maine

Reynold Pellerin passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, February 10, 2019. 

Reynold was born October 12, 1934 in Waterville, ME the son of Onesime Pellerin and

Rose Vachon (Sargent).


Reynold or “Frenchie” as his friends called him was an energetic fun-loving man who loved to tell stories.  Reynold lived and worked on the family farm on Morse Road in New Gloucester for many years before relocating his family to North Yarmouth.  Reynold was a hard-working man for over 45 years and retired from the State of Maine after working with the Maine State Highway and Pineland Center.  


Reynold’s hobbies included working with his hands and building things out of wood. He could be found spending countless hours making something in his woodshop or working on a project with his friend Les Peaco.  Reynold found a lot of joy in listening to blue grass music and playing his harmonicas. 


Reynold married Jacqueline Margaret Ellis on May 2, 1964.  Together they had three daughters and raised their girls in New Gloucester, ME and North Yarmouth, ME along with Jacqueline’s three children from a previous marriage.  At his passing, Reynold resided with his niece Linda Wing and friend Robert Blackman of Poland.


Reynold is survived by his daughters Sandra Pellerin of New Gloucester, ME; Beverly Targett and husband Ricky of New Gloucester, ME; Donna Martin and husband Leslie of Mount Dora, FL; Grandchildren, Victoria Stockwell, Elizabeth Stockwell, Donovan Smith, Taylor Smith, Jenna Targett, Lindsey Targett, Sean Martin, and Cameron Martin.  Great Grandchildren, Ian Muncey, and Brody Durgin.


Reynold was predeceased by his loving wife Jackie of 48 years, sisters Rena Guerette, Yvette Podziak, Lorraine Langley, and Leona Montgomery, Brothers Robert Pellerin and Arthur Pellerin.


There will be a graveside service and burial to be held at the New Gloucester Hill Cemetery in late Spring.




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