EAST BROOKFIELD- Daniel “Dan” Letendre, 80, of Doane Ave,died June 21, 2020 at UMass with his family by his side after a battle with AML.
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He leaves his wife of 34 years, Shirley Letendre; two brothers, Gerald and James; children Michael S Letendre and his wife Laurie, Caron McNeaney and her husband James, Rebecca Day and her husband, Steve; two step children John and his wife Nicola Ferguson, and Chris and husband Mike DuPont; nine grandchildren, Michael Jr, Benjamin,Adam, Meghan, Alison,Andrew, Sara,Ryan and Travis; five great grandchildren Tabor, Julian, Layla, Brannon and Erik.
Daniel was born in Spencer, the son of Harold and Lilliebell Letendre. He was an Air Force veteran and member of the American Legion Post 138. Dan was also a former member of the Spencer Fire Department and the Spencer Rescue Squad. He retired from Savings Bank of Rockville in Rockville, Connecticut in 2001. Dan was an avid Red Sox and UConn Womans Basketball fan.He loved his coffee hour at Dunkin’ Donuts with his friends Dick, Sandy, Stu and Joanne. Dan and Shirl lived in Florida for 18 years, traveled extensively until moving home to be closer with family.
A Graveside Service with full Military Honors will be held at 11:00AM Saturday, June 27,2020 in Mary Queen of the Rosary Cemetery in Spencer. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to the American Heart Association or the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the care of Pillsbury Funeral Home 163 Main St.Spencer.