Andover Townsman, Andover, MA

December 12, 2013

Jeannette A. (Straughan) Perreault, 91 Years

Andover — Mrs. Jeannett A. (Straughan) Perreault, 91, a resident of Andover since 1964, and beloved wife of the late Robert Perreault, died at her home, on Sunday, December 8, 2013.

Born in Lowell, Mass., on October 12, 1922, she was the beloved daughter of the late Jesse B. and Aurore (Lamarche) Straughan. Jeannette was a graduate of Chelmsford High School, Class of 1940, and the University of New Hampshire, Class of 1952. She also was a 1953 graduate of the UNH Graduate School. Jeannette was a WWII Army veteran. She worked as a teacher assistant at UNH for many years, and also was employed at the State House in industrial accidents. Jeannette was a very active person for her entire life and had volunteered as a Girl Scout Camp counselor, was a communicant of St. Augustine Church of Andover, and was a member of the Franciscan's Third Order.

She will be very sorely missed by her loving children; Mark and his wife, Mary Perreault of Phillipston, Roberta M. and her husband, Jack Sullivan of Haverhill, and Francesca and her husband, Merrill Rouff of Andover; brothers, Frank and Steve Straughan of Pelham, N.H.; sister, Mary Bedard of Rye, N.H.; grandchildren, Katherine and Peter Rouff; and many nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: A graveside service was held in the Gibson Cemetery, Pelham, N.H., on Wednesday, December 11, at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends were most welcomed. A memorial Mass followed the burial, at 10:30 a.m., in St. Patrick Church, 12 Main Street, Pelham. In lieu of flowers, donation’s in Jeannette’s memory may be made to The Andover Village Improvement Society. For additional information, please visit