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Major Edgerton Rutledge Peltier

Born: August 22nd, 1938

Passed in: Clarke's Beach, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Passed on: April 30th, 2017

Retired Salvation Army officer
Passed peacefully away at Clarke's Beach on Sunday, April 30, 2017 with his wife by his side. He was born in Novar, ON on August 22, 1938. Predeceased by his parents Edward and Elsie (Culyer) Peltier and his parents-in-law Harvey and Maud (Short) Pitcher. Left to mourn his loss are his loving wife Pansy (Pitcher) Peltier and his devoted daughter Sharon Peltier; sister Brenda Peltier, North Bay, ON; brothers Lanny Peltier, Ajax, ON, Brian Peltier, (Margaret), Fort Erie, ON, Rene Peltier (Carol), Corbeil, ON; aunt: Mona (Peltier) Listmayer, Thunder Bay, ON; brother-in-law Bertram (Bernice) Pitcher; sister-in-law Muriel (Pitcher) Smith (Phil) and nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and many cousins. Ed entered the Salvation Army College for Officers training in 1968 and was commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1970. He has served in various appointments from Newfoundland to British Columbia. He retired in 1998 for health reasons. He loved God supremely and his greatest desire was to help others reach their full potential.

"In life, we cannot always do great things; but we can do small things with great love." Mother Teresa.

Special thanks to Dr. Jason and Kimberley Efford for their care over the past nine years. The Memorial Service will be held 1 pm on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from the Salvation Army Citadel, Bay Roberts. Interment to follow on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 1 pm from the Salvation Army Cemetery, Blackmarsh Road, St. John's. The family will be receiving relatives and friends at the Salvation Army Citadel, Water Street, Bay Roberts on Saturday, May 6, 2017 from 10 am - 12 noon. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his loving memory to the Kids Eat Smart. Condolences may be written to the family at: sladesfuneralhome.ca. For further information, please call Slade's Funeral Home, Bay Roberts at 786-2323. Funeral Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Slade's Funeral Home, serving Carbonear, Upper Island Cove, Bay Roberts and surrounding areas.


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