Ronald P. Bilodeau, 89, husband of the late Grace M. (Abbott) Bilodeau, who passed in 2020, passed away September 24, 2021 at Hannah Duston Healthcare in Haverhill.
Born in Haverhill, he was the son of the late Doria and Alma (Nyman) Bilodeau. Raised and educated in Haverhill, he attended Haverhill schools. Ronald served his country with honor in the United States Army during the Korean War. For over 50 years, he was a forklift driver for Haverhill Paperboard, retired, then worked at the Eagle Tribune until he was 81 years old and fully retired then. He was a member of the VFW Post 29, on Kenoza Ave. in Haverhill. Ronald was an active member and an Elder of the Rehoboth Lighthouse Church and was involved in many different programs for many years. He loved his family and cherished spending time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren, attended all their special occasions and school activities. A humble, quiet man, he will be sorely missed by all who knew and loved him.
Ronald is survived by his children, Peggy Perkins and her husband Patrick of Derry, NH; Sandra Lanseigne and her husband Lionel of Nampa, ID; David Bilodeau and his wife Theresa of Epping, NH; Donna Rawding and her husband Brian of Kingston, NH; Daniel Bilodeau and his wife Cynthia of Wolfeboro, NH; Grandchildren, Patrick, Timothy Sarah and Christopher Perkins; Tiffany and Ryan Schlarmann; Alisha and James Erikson; Bethany and Joshua Reiser; Melanie and Chris Bigelow; David Bilodeau; Samantha and Eric Lawson; Jacob Pettipost, Cody Bilodeau, Andre Tremblay and Ryan Freeman; great grandchildren, Tamra Perkins, Madison and Hailey Schlarmann, James, Gunner and Adelaide Erikson, Owen, Tyler and McKenna Bigelow and Avery Bilodeau; siblings, Richard Bilodeau and Gloria Bilodeau, both of Haverhill; Beverly Mullen of Plaistow, NH; in laws, Lorraine Billodeau of Haverhill, Patricia Bilodeau of Merrimac, Patricia Malone of Pigeon Forge, TN, Pamela Abbott of Groveland, Robert Abbott and his wife Karen of Dracut.
Family and friends are respectfully invited to attend calling hours on Tuesday, September 28 from 10:00AM until 12:00 Noon at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St. Haverhill. Funeral services will follow in the funeral home at 12:00 Noon. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, John Ward Avenue, Haverhill. Please visit Comeau Funeral Home on Facebook or www.comeaufuneral.com
Published by Lowell Sun on Sep. 28, 2021.