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Andover — Mrs. Marcelle R. (Remillard) Peterof, 84, devoted wife of the late Frank H. Peterof, died at the Academy Manor Nursing Center in Andover on Friday morning, March 28, 2014.

Born in Lawrence, Mass., on August 25, 1929, she was the beloved daughter of the late Arthur and Mary (Lambert) Remillard. Mrs. Peterof was educated at St. Patrick’s Grammar and High School. She was an inspector for Raytheon for many years. She also had been employed by Sunny Brook Farms/Meatland in Salem, N.H., and had worked as a presser for Meadowbrook Laundry in North Andover.

She will be missed by her loving daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and her husband, John Guide of Atkinson, N.H., Judy and her husband, John Monarca of Andover, and Cheryl and her husband, James Grieve of Andover; seven grandchildren, Jason Chretian, Jason and his wife, Jennifer Monarca, Gregory Recupero, Stephanie and her husband, Matthew Rowe, Jessica and her husband, Daniel Montesinos, and James and Joseph Grieve; four great-grandchildren, Lily and Henry Monarca, Casey Chretian, and Colton Rowe; siblings, Ronald and his wife, Dorothy Remillard and John Remillard; sisters-in-law, Alice Rosmus, Louise Remillard, Kay Remillard, and Pauline Remillard; and many nieces and nephews. She was also the mother of the late Frank J. Peterof, mother-in-law of the late Sal Recupero, sister of the late Ledger, Joseph “Bob”, Richard and Raymond Remillard, Lorraine Berube, and sister-in-law of the late Mitchell Peterof, Julia Dziura and Joan Remillard.

ARRANGEMENTS: A memorial Mass will be celebrated in St. Patrick Church, 118 South Broadway, Lawrence, on Saturday, May 10, at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Prior to her illness, Marcelle arranged to have her body donated to Harvard Medical School. The family would like to extend a heartfelt Thank You to the entire staff of the Academy Manor Nursing Center and Life Care Hospice for the wonderful care and compassion they gave to Marcelle. Donations in Marcelle’s name may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant Street, Watertown, MA 02472-2407. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.
Published on  May 8, 2014
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