Peter S. Turcotte
Well known local Funeral Director;
Peter S. Turcotte, 76, a licensed Funeral Director in Lowell for over 50 years and a lifelong resident of the Pawtucketville section of the City, died Tuesday January 3, 2017 at Palm Manor in Chelmsford after a brief illness.
Born in Lowell, Massachusetts, March 12, 1940, a son of the late Frederick W. and the late Margaret M. (Savage) Turcotte, he attended Lowell schools and was a graduate of the Lowell Trade school (nka - Greater Lowell Vocational HS).
Peter went on to attend the New England Institute of Applied Arts and Sciences in Boston. He then became a Licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in 1963.
In career which spanned some 53 years in funeral service, Peter loved his profession and spent the majority of his time with the O’Donnell Funeral Home in Lowell where he was a Funeral Director and Embalmer for over 40 years.
A friendly and kind person, Peter often had a smile on his face and a good sense of humor. He enjoyed the company of others and for those who knew him, they knew him well. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.
He is survived by his sister Martha Caulfield and her husband Jim of St. Peter’s Missouri; two brothers Frederick W. Turcotte, Jr. and his wife Brenda of Fountain Valley, CA and John E. Turcotte and his wife Erin of Boxford; and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call for a Memorial Visitation at the O’DONNELL FUNERAL HOME 276 PAWTUCKET ST. at Fletcher from 3 to 7 P.M. Monday. Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Memorial Funeral Mass to be celebrated Tuesday morning at ST. RITA CHURCH at 11 o’clock. (PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH). Private Committal Services will be held at a later date. E-condolences/directions at odonnellfuneralhome.com. Those wishing may make contributions in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. Arrangements by Funeral Directors James F. O’Donnell, Jr. and John W. Crane (978) 458-8768.