Annette Rita Perreault
April 29, 1925 – July 8, 2016
Annette R. Perreault, 91, of New Boston NH., formally of Pelham, NH and Deltona, FL., passed away on July 8, 2016 at home with her family by her side. She was born in Lowell, MA on April 29, 1925, daughter of the late Charles E. and Rose A. (LaPlante) Sawyer.
Annette was a loving wife to her late husband, Harvey, of 49 years. Together they owned and operated Boston Fish Market in Lowell, MA. Every summer they would vacation in Bar Harbor, ME. After they retired they spent their winters in their home in Fl.
She attended Lowell Commercial College where she earned an associate’s degree in Business. She loved to travel and she and her girlfriends would travel to New York at Christmas time to see the window displays, and they also took trips to Washington, DC. They also spent lots of weekends at Hampton Beach. When she was in high school she was a part of CYO, attended every football game, and had perfect attendance at school. She had a love for music and dancing; she would go to the USO and dance with the soldiers. She began working at her father’s store, Sawyers Market when she was 14. She went on to run the market until she got married.
Annette loved her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She loved laughing and had a smile that could brighten anyone’s day. She was the most caring, compassionate and loving person you could ever meet. She loved the sunshine. A sunny day always made her happy. She was an avid card player. She enjoyed visits from the family’s dogs and cats.
Over the years she had many friends. They would spend the day together. They enjoyed playing cards, especially cribbage, going for walks and feeding the birds.
Annette is survived by her daughter, Michelle Bennett and her husband David of New Boston, NH, her son David Perreault of Amherst, NH, grandchildren, Ernest Sullivan II and his wife Meryl of Mason, NH, Patrick Sullivan of New Boston, NH, Nicole Sullivan of Goffstown, NH, and her loving great granddaughter, Natalie Semexant of Goffstown, great grandsons Ernest Sullivan III and Braden Sullivan, great granddaughter Molly Sullivan all of Mason, NH. She is also survived by her best friend Joan and several nieces and nephews.
She was the sister of the late Lillian Martin and Lorraine McAree.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to Concord Regional VNA, The Slusser Center 30 Pillsbury Street, Concord, NH 03301
Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 14, 2016 from 9:00AM-11:00AM at the Zis-Sweeney Funeral Home 26 Kinsley St. Nashua. A mass of Christian Burial will take place on July 14, 2016 at 12:30PM at St. Patrick’s Church in Pelham, NH; burial will follow in Gibson Cemetery.
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