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Steven R. Pellerin

May 19th, 2020

Steven R. Pellerin, fondly known as “Mouse” or “Uncle Steve” to his family, extended family and friends, age 61, a life-long resident of Wilmington, passed away on May 17, 2020, at the Winchester Hospital, following a brief battle with cancer.

Steve was born on April 2, 1959, in Somerville, MA; he was the dear son of the late Roland “Jack” and Lorraine (Snow) Pellerin. Steve was raised and educated in Wilmington and a graduate of Wilmington High School with the Class of 1977.

Following graduation, Steve, went to work in the family business, Pellerin Brothers Painting, a well known and respected family business in town. Steve was taught by his grandfather, father and his uncles to work hard, be meticulous with your job, be fair and to treat your customers with respect; these were all attributes that have made their painting company a success for generations. Steve took his job to heart and was still working hard right up until a month ago when his illness forced him to step back.

Family was very important to Steve, in June of 1984, he married his true love and best friend Sharon Reinbolt; together they raised two sons Steven and Shayne, they were his pride and joy. Steve was very involved with “his boys” and was always there to help them in any way. Steve went on to coach their youth hockey teams with one of his best friends Bob and enjoyed every moment of it. When Steve became “Papa” he was thrilled, first he got his two princesses Sienna and Carley and then came his adored twins Austin and Blake; Steve cherished the time he spent with those kids and his face lit up when he spoke of them.

In his spare time, Steve, enjoyed traveling with family and friends. A few of his favorite spots were Aruba and Ossipee Lake. He also loved to play cards and thoroughly enjoyed his Friday night group of poker players/ long time acquaintances. Steve was always on board for a trip to the nearest casino or race track.

Steve will be fondly remembered as a “great guy” who was well loved by everyone; he was kind toward others by nature and never had a bad thing to say of others. Steve loved spending time with his family, extended family, and large circle of friends; he was a fun guy to be around and although a man of few words, his quick wit and one liners would make everyone roar with laughter. Steve’s passing has left a huge void in the lives of those he touched and will forever be in the hearts of those that had the pleasure of knowing him.

Steve was the beloved husband of Sharon (Reinbolt) Pellerin, devoted father of Steven C. Pellerin and his wife Casey and Shayne M. Pellerin and his companion Cameron Woodbury all of Wilmington. Loving “Papa” of Sienna, Carley, Austin and Blake, dear brother of John Pellerin and his companion Nancy of North Reading, Lisa Pijoan and her husband Timothy and their children Matthew and Melissa of Wilmington and Nancy Pellerin of North Reading. Son-in-law of Jeanne Reinbolt of Wilmington. Steve is also survived by his “adopted daughter” Tyler Carlson Butler and her beautiful family Nick, Whitney and Lainey. He was “Uncle Steve” to many and is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, brothers and sisters-in law, nieces, nephews and friends.

A graveside service will take place in Wildwood Cemetery, Wilmington, on Friday, May 22nd at 11:00 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Steve’s memory may be made to the Floating Hospital for Children at Tuft’s Medical Center, Attn: Development Office, 800 Washington St., Box #231, Boston, MA 02111.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Nichols Funeral Home, Wilmington, MA. www.nicholsfuneralhome.com

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34 Entries in Guest Book for “Steven R. Pellerin”

  1. Elizabeth Olivari Jones says:

    Sharon,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Steve, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May your memories shine bright during this time and surround yourself with people who love you!

    Liz Jones

  2. Forrest Manning says:

    Sharon and family,

    I am truly sorry for Steve’s passing, he was a gentle, caring, and thoughtful man. He will truly be missed by all who knew him. Our prayers are with all of you at this difficult time.

    Forrest and Claudette

  3. Betty Rodimon says:

    Sharon,Stevie and Shane along with extended family

    Ed and I would love to pass on our condolences and great big hugs through this tough time ,we know you are at a loss right now but please let us know if you need anything we will miss Steve’s smiling face when he was around at camp
    My heart is broken for you hugs and kisses to all
    Betty and Ed and family

  4. Tracey Costello says:

    Sharon and Family Im so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my thoughts and prayers.

  5. Robin (Downs) Anderson says:

    So sorry for your loss RIP Steve

  6. Kathy McNamara says:

    Sharon we are very sorry to hear of your loss. Sending our love and prayers to you and your family.

  7. Billy Reitchel says:

    Sharon, our condolences to you and your family. You and Mouse are in our prayers. Can’t believe it, so sad, He will be missed. One of the original federal st., rocks gang.

  8. Diana Blodgett says:

    You and your beautiful family are in my thoughts and prayers. I was so shocked and saddened to hear of Steven’s illness. You and I have lost the loves of our lives to a devastating disease. May you be consoled and comforted by family and friends as time marches on and helps to console you. All my love

  9. Crystal & Tony Beland says:

    Sharon, Lisa & Family,

    We are so very sorry for your loss and are thinking of each of you during this difficult time. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sending all of our love.

  10. Jeanette Tighe says:

    Sharon,
    GOD only takes the best and Steve was the best for sure.
    My heart goes out to you and your children. May he RIP.
    Hugs,
    Jeanette

  11. Jane woods says:

    Nancy, so sorry to see this. Your in my thoughts .

  12. Vinny McCoy says:

    Dear Sharon, Steve, Shayne and family
    We are all so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all .Steve was one of my best friends and we have shared many great memories. I remember the first time he told me he loved you , we were on our way to Wonderland racetrack . We have the greatest group of friends and although Steve is no longer with us he will remain the center of our circle. We love you all and are here if you need us.
    Love ,
    Vinny , Denise , Brett and Shelbylynn

  13. Bob Knowlton says:

    Very sorry to hear this news. My families thoughts and prayers are with you.

  14. Carl and Georgie Jaena says:

    Dear Sharon and Family,
    We were so sorry to hear about Steve (Mouse) he was a great guy and will be surely missed. Our thought and prayers are with you.

    Love and Hugs
    Carl and Georgie

  15. Eileen Snow says:

    Sharon, Steve and Shane,
    Words can’t describe my shock and dismay at hearing of Stephen’s passing. I am so very sorry. I don’t know what else to say. He was too young and too good.

    Love,
    Auntie Eileen

  16. Dave Wells says:

    The Wells Family sends our deepest condolences. Steve was a friend from the early days on Federal Street. It sounds like he had a full, wonderful life. We’ll miss him for sure.
    Dave and Linda Wells

  17. Debbie Pellerin says:

    My heart goes out to you all at this most difficult and profound loss. May the joyful memories soon replace those that you have endured in recent weeks. Steve will be sorely missed by all. His kindness and dedication will live on in all who knew him. Love, Debbie

  18. Don Hubbard says:

    Sharon, I’m so sorry to read about Steve passing. He was much to young.

  19. Debbe and Ron Zwahlen says:

    Sharon and Family,

    We are so sorry for your loss. You will be in thoughts and prayers.

    Take care,

    Debbe and Ron

  20. John Reid says:

    Sharon & kids, Lisa,Johnny & friends. I am so sorry to see of Steve’s passing!
    As you know he was a great guy to the CORE….
    I am so sorry to hear of his passing.
    God bless you all!!!!

  21. Maureen Matarese says:

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Please know that my thoughts, and prayers are with you, and your family, and extended family at this difficult time.

    With Sympathy,

    Maureen Matarese

  22. Toto Family says:

    So sorry for your loss. Steve was a great guy. May he RIP.

  23. Linda Storer says:

    Sharon and family, I’m
    very sorry for your loss. Steve was a kind soul who was always smiling. Thinking of you at this difficult time. ??????

    Linda Storer

  24. Cindy(Mucci) Twombly says:

    My heart goes out to you and family in sympathy and prayer during this sad time. Lisa is my friend and I grew up with Steve and everyone in the Wildwood St School neighborhood. So many fond memories growing up spending time with the Pellerin family. May God shine His light and love upon you and bring you comfort and peace.
    Love, Cindy (Mucci) Twombly

  25. John & Deb O'Neil says:

    Sharon and family
    John and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of all of you.

  26. Danny & Mindy Bemis says:

    To the Pellerin Family. We will cherish our memories with Mouse He will be missed lifelong family friend .May he soar with the angels

  27. Lisa Velozo says:

    Sharon, I’m thinking of you.
    XOXO

  28. Lorraine Custeau says:

    I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

    With deepest sympathy,

    Lorraine Custeau

  29. Janet O’Connor says:

    Sharon,
    I’m so sorry to hear this. He was a great guy and so good to my son Michael and all the kids he coached..
    God Bless ??????
    Janet

  30. daniel flaherty says:

    He will be truly missed. We are so sorry for your loss. Steve was a great guy.

  31. Matt Donnelly says:

    Hello Sharon, John, Lisa, Friends and Family of Steve:
    I am deeply saddened to learn of Steve’s illness and passing I would like to extend my deepest sympathy, condolence and prayer.
    One of my best memories in life was my time playing hockey and especially as a line mate of Steve’s. He always had a guick wit when we’d come off a shift gassed. Possessed a great work ethic in practice and was doggedly determined to win! I was elated when Gerry McPhee made us the penalty killing unit. We would get the puck to mid ice, skate around the other team’s usually bigger players and we two smallest, would “rag” it, with quick skating and sharp passing, thoroughly tick-off the opposition. It was great fun.
    Please know that I speak for many others on those teams who share my feelings toward Steve.
    My prayers will remain with you now and in the times ahead.
    All My Best,
    Matt Donnelly

  32. Barry Phillips says:

    My condolences to Steve’s family…RIP Steve

  33. Betsy Hamel says:

    Michael and I are so sorry to hear of your loss. We are sending you thoughts of peace and comfort. Betsy and Michael Hamel

  34. FRED TRECARTIN says:

    Wow I am floored. Sharon I’m so sorry for your lose. Steve was a great guy.

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