LEWISTON — Benjamin L. Perreault, 71, of Norway died Friday, May 13, at Central Maine Medical Center, with his loving family by his side.
He was born in Allston, Mass., on Feb. 21, 1940, the son of Phillys and Harry Perreault. He graduated from Brighton High School in the automotive program in 1959. During his senior year in high school he joined the National Guard.
He worked at Tire Industries in Andover, Mass., as a rubber grinder for over 25 years. He also made hockey pucks for the Boston Bruins. He had recently been employed at Poland Springs Resort for the past 20 years. He enjoyed a good game of golf, and boating and fishing on Norway Lake. He was a member of American Legion Post No. 82 of Norway.
He is survived by his wife, Janice of Norway; three children, Jeannette St. Pierre of Oxford, Benjamin Perreault Jr. of Brookline, N.H., and Bruce Perreault of Norway; four grandchildren, Eric and Corey St. Pierre, Dillion Perreault, Gavin and Noah Perreault; three brothers, David Perreault of Farmington, Michael Perreault of Greenwood and Jon Perreault of Statesville, N.C.; and a sister, Joan Haskell of Seabrook, N.H.
He was predeceased by his siblings, Marcien Crane of Mechanic Falls, Judy Girard of Somerville, Mass., and Edmund Perreault of Byfield, Mass.