Westminster-Peter R. Martineau, 74, died Friday, April 1, 2022, at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston after an illness.
He leaves his wife of 53 years, Linda M. (Lizotte) Martineau; three daughters, Wendy Albert and her husband, Sam, of Westminster; Louann Atkinson and her husband, Ned, of Virginia; Rhonda McDonald and her husband, Michael, of Phillipson; and one son, Peter Martineau, and his wife, Lyndsey, of Westminster; 13 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Ronnie Martineau of AR, Jeff Martineau of Spencer and James Martineau of Winchendon and several nieces and nephews. .
Peter was born in Fitchburg on March 23, 1948, son of the late Roland O. and Lucille (Leger) Martineau. He graduated from Fitchburg High School in 1967, and went on to serve our country aboard USS Kitty Hawk, as a welder, during the Vietnam War.
Early in his career, Peter worked at Fitchburg Welding, then taught welding at Monty Tech. Most of his work life, however was spent in sales in both steel fabrication and machining, and compressed air industries.
Peter was a member of St. Edward the Confessor Church in Westminster. Together with his wife Linda, he enjoyed traveling to Pennsylvania, and always enjoyed cheering on the New England Patriots. Most importantly, Pete loved his family. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. Pete was an incredible man.
Funeral services for Pete will be held on Thursday, April 7, 2022, at 10:30 a.m. in St. Edward the Confessor Church, 10 Church Street, Westminster, MA 01473.
His burial will follow at 12:00 p.m. in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 111 Glenallen Street, Winchendon, MA 01475
Calling hours will be held on Thursday morning, April 7, 2022, from 8:00-10:00 am prior to the funeral in the Mack Family Funeral Home, 105 Central Street, Gardner, MA 01440.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Pete’s name to St. Edward the Confessor Church, Building Fund, 10 Church Street, Westminster, MA 01473
To leave an online condolence please visit www.mackfamilyfh.com
Kevin J. Mack, Douglas M. Stone and Walter C. Taylor, funeral directors.