Madeline V. Peloquin, 95


Shrewsbury – Madeline V. (Aucoin) Peloquin, 95, passed peacefully Madeline V. Peloquin, 95Sunday Aug. 14, 2011, at Beaumont of Northborough. Her husband, Paul Peloquin, passed in 1987.

“Maddy” as she was known to her family was the eldest of five siblings and is survived by two sisters, Marie Kinney of Marlborough and Adele Haynes of Grafton and three generations of nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Clair and Florence (Guhin) Aucoin, and her brother, Eugene, who was killed in action at the invasion of Italy during World War II. She was also predeceased by her brother, Marcel; her two brothers-in-law, Donald Kinney and Paul Haynes; and her sister-in-law, Helen Aucoin.

Born Oct. 2, 1915, in Marlborough, she spent her younger years in Spencer before moving to Worcester, graduating from Commerce High School in 1934 and marrying her husband Paul in 1937.

Mrs. Peloquin began working at HH Brown Shoe and then Worcester Federal Savings Bank before working many years at St. Pierre Chain Co., all in Worcester, until retiring.

She and her husband lived many years on Lake Quinsigamond in Shrewsbury, where they hosted many family gatherings and happy times with cookouts, boat rides and card games. She was a longtime parishioner of St. Anne's Church and along with her mother Florence was a member of The Gold Star Mothers. She particularly enjoyed golf, bowling and tennis for her personal recreation.

The family wishes to give special thanks to the nurses and aides at Beaumont of Northborough for their loving care to Mrs. Peloquin while she resided there. The family suggests that those who wish to may honor and remember her with donations to St. Anne's Church, Free Medical Program, 130 Boston Turnpike, Shrewsbury MA 01545 in lieu of flowers.

The immediate family will gather Wednesday Aug. 17, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the Roney Funeral Home, 152 Worcester St., North Grafton, followed by a prayer service at 10:30 a.m. in the funeral home. Mrs. Peloquin will then be laid to rest with her husband in Notre Dame Cemetery in Worcester.

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