45 YEARS AGO THIS MONTH
KILLED IN ACTION
JUNE 1968 - KIA
MAY 1968 - KIA
APRIL 1968 - KIA
MARCH 1968 - KIA
FEBRUARY 1968 - KIA
JANUARY 1968 - KIA
Richard "Dick" A. Peloquin
KHE SANH VETERANS Inc.
Richard “Dick” A. Peloquin, 82, of Worcester, died on Tuesday, June
4, in the Jewish Healthcare Center after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Peloquin is survived by his loving wife, Hulda E. (Nordstrom)
Peloquin; two sons, Richard A. Peloquin and his wife Debra of
Petersham and Mark S. Peloquin of Worcester; a daughter, Robin L.
Salvidio and her husband Gary of Worcester; 4 grandchildren; 3 great
grandchildren; 1 half brother and 2 half sisters. Richard was born
in Worcester, son of the late Roy Peloquin and Flora (Vigeant)
He is a graduate of Shrewsbury High School and then served our
country for 20 years in the United States Marine Corps. 1st Sgt.
Peloquin is a decorated combat veteran of Korea and Vietnam and
holds the Navy & Marine Corps Medal awarded for heroism in a non
combat situation at extreme risk of one’s own life.
After retiring from the Marine Corps, Mr. Peloquin was the co-owner
and operator for many years of C & P TV in Marlborough. He enjoyed
his family, fishing, the Red Sox, golfing and was a member of the
The Khe Sanh Veterans Association where he proudly served as
president, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Raymond Stone American
Legion Post in Shrewsbury.
The calling hours will be held on Friday, 7 June 2013 from 4 PM to 7
PM in the Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home, 12 Hammond Street,
Worcester, MA. Memorial contributions in memory of Mr. Peloquin may
be made to Jewish Healthcare Center, 629 Salisbury Street,
Worcester, MA, 01609.
The Peloquin family extends their heartfelt gratitude to the staff
at JHC for providing a most comfortable, loving and caring time
during Dick Peloquin’s stay.
To share a memory of Richard, offer a message of condolence, or for
directions, please visit
Alfred Roy & Sons Funeral Home
12 Hammond St.
Worcester, MA USA 01610
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