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November 14, 2013

Mary "Pat" Perreault, 72


Easton, PA — Mary "Pat" Perreault, 72, of Easton, PA, formerly of Kingston and Atkinson, New Hampshire, died Sunday, November 3, 2013, in St. Luke's Hospital, Bethlehem, PA surrounded by her family. Mary was born in Haverhill, MA, she was the daughter of the late Albert J. and Mary E. (Lowes) Perreault. She attended the University of New Hampshire, was a graduate of Bradford College, Bradford, MA, and received her Master's degree in Library Sciences from Simmons College in Boston, MA. She worked as a Library Archivist for the National Park Service at the Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA. She later worked for the New Hampshire Political Library in Concord, NH. An avid reader, she also enjoyed needlework and Genealogy. She had traced the Perrault Family back to the 1600s in Quebec. She was a member of St. Rocco's Roman Catholic Church, Martins Creek, PA. She volunteered for many years at the North Reading Theatre Workshop, Reading, MA, working behind the scenes during many performances. Surviving are sister, Jean, with whom she resided; brother, Raymond, and his wife, Charlene, Lakeport, CA; sister-in-law, Eileen Perreault, Dingman's Ferry, PA; nephews, Michael and his wife Jennifer, Adam and his wife Jennifer, and Ryanand his wife, Yinette; nieces, Chrissy Ballester and her husband Jaime, and Robynn Geise and her husband Byron; eight grandnieces and grandnephews. She was looking forward to the birth of two more at the end of the year. She was predeceased by her brother, Albert W. Perreault. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society.

ARRANGEMENTS: Memorial Services will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at James J. Palmeri Funeral Home, 6602 Alpha Ave., Martin's Creek, PA. Visitation will be one hour earlier at 10 a.m.