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John Millham Pecue (August 29, 1935 - June 7, 2014)

MeaningfulFunerals - 11:05 am Wed Jun 11th, 2014

John M. "Jack" Pecue, 78, of Pioneer Apartments, Montpelier died Saturday, June 7, 2014 at Woodridge Nursing Home. He was born August 29, 1935 in Montpelier, VT the son of Floyd B. Pecue and Eleanor (Niles) Pecue.

Jack attended Montpelier Public Schools and graduated from Montpelier High School in 1954.

Following graduation from high school, Jack entered the US Navy on November 12, 1954 and spent most of his time in the Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Bennington visiting ports in South America but mostly throughout the Pacific. He was discharged on November 10, 1958.

He was employed at National Life Insurance Company for 32 years and worked in the record center and mailroom. Jack retired in 1990. He enjoyed spending many years at the family hunting camp in Moretown where he would get together with family and friends throughout the year.

Jack was married in 1967 to Cathryn Leete in South Ryegate, VT.

He is survived by his daughter, Carrie Pecue Ducharme of Barre Town, VT; grandson, Ty Ducharme; granddaughter, Jayme Ducharme of Williamstown, VT; son, Shawn S. Pecue and granddaughter, Rebekah Shatney of East Calais, VT; brother, Thomas Pecue and his wife, Joyce of Venice, Florida; two nephews, Michael & Gregory Pecue and a niece, Mary Page; and several cousins.

Family services with military honors will be held privately. Burial will be in the family lot in Berlin Corners Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Woodridge Nursing Home, Activity Fund, PO Box 550, Barre, VT 05641.

Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at

Guare & Sons/ Barber & Lanier Funeral Home are in charge of arrangements.

Relevant Address(es):
South Ryegate, VT 05069 (Set as Local)
East Calais, VT 05640 (Set as Local)
Bennington, VT 05201 (Set as Local)
Berlin, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Barre, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Moretown, VT 05660 (Set as Local)

Related Businesses
Guare & Sons / Barber & Lanier Funeral Home
14.5 miles

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