Joseph Leroy Pelletier

It is with heavy hearts and profound sadness, Joseph LeRoy Pelletier, of South Windsor, CT., passed away suddenly May 12th, at Brigham & Women Hospital in Boston, MA., from pulmonary fibrosis at the age of 72.

Born May 8, 1947., in Fort Kent, Maine, son of George Emile and Priscille Roy Pelletier.

Joe was a retired manager at Pratt & Whitney, with 37 years of dedicated service.

A much  devoted and dedicated, loving  husband, father and pepere, leaving to mourn him  is his beloved wife of 49 years,  Carolyn Fortin Pelletier, his two sons, his pride and joy, Lee Pelletier and wife, Sue, along with their two boys, Aaron and Ryan Pelletier, and Eric and Amy Pelletier, and  daughters, “his dolls” Ava and Olivia Pelletier.  His grandchildren were the "apple of his eyes".  Joe took great pride in attending his grandson’s sports events in rain or shine. 

Joe is also survived by his sister, Nancy Coulombe (Don) along with several- in-laws, Phyllis Morin, Wil Fortin, James Fortin, Gladys Hanson, Marilyn Plourde and Bob Fortin, several nieces and nephews and numerous cousins. 

The void will never be replaced.

Donations may be made to Emma Landry's Food Pantry, a girl scout in Fort Kent, Maine, who started this project, and sent to Carolyn Pelletier, 57 Paper Chase, South Windsor, 06074.

Joe was an organ donor and we ask you to consider the same.

Per Joe's request, there will be no public viewing and a memorial service will be held at a later time. The John F. Tierney Funeral Home Manchester, CT has care of the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit