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Ernest Joseph Trepanier

March 7, 1934 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 87)

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Ernest Joseph Trepanier

Beloved father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend;

Ernest Joseph Trepanier, age 87, passed away peacefully at his home in Pelham, NH on Monday July 5, 2021, surrounded by his loving family.

He was the loving husband of the late Theresa M. (Adams) Trepanier, his wife for over 55 years.

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts on March 7, 1934, the son of the late Joseph H. and the late Marilda (Bordeleau) Trepanier, he attended Ste. Jeanne D'Arc Grammar school and was a graduate of Lowell High School Class of 1953.

A veteran of the Korean War, Ernie proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Air Force.

Prior to his retirement, Ernie was employed for many years by Finest Food Stores and Wang Laboratories.

Ernie was a long-time communicant of Saint Patrick’s Church in Pelham, NH.

An avid duck-pin bowler, Ernie enjoyed gardening and loved fishing, the Boston Red Sox, and spending time with his family at their lake-house in Sebago, Maine.

He is survived by his daughter Denise Gionet, of Pelham, NH, his two sons Robert Trepanier of Pelham, NH with his long-time girlfriend Tarry Santos of Haverhill MA, and Paul Trepanier and his wife Becky Trepanier of Tewksbury MA; his 7 grandchildren Chere Brown, Lora Brown her husband Caleb Whitehead, Darren Gionet, Alycia Gionet, Robert Trepanier Jr., Madison Trepanier and Ali Trepanier. He will be lovingly remembered by his 6 great-grandchildren, many nieces and nephews. Also, a special thank you to Maureen Taylor and Sarah York for their kind companionship.

Ernie was also predeceased by two of his grandchildren Daniel Gionet in 2006 and Amanda Brown in 2017.

His Memorial Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday August 21, 2021 at St. Patrick’s Church, Main Street, Pelham, NH at 10 o'clock. Committal Prayers will follow at the Gibson Cemetery. E-condolences at In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Alzheimer’s Research at Boston University: Make checks payable to: Boston University, HOPE study (in memory of Ernest Trepanier). Mail to 595 Commonwealth Ave, Suite 700, W. Entrance, Boston, MA 02215. Arrangements by the PELHAM FUNERAL HOME - PELHAM – NH – (603) – 635-3333.  


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Memorial Funeral Mass
August 21, 2021

10:00 AM
St. Patrick Church
12 Main Street
Pelham, New Hampshire 03076

August 21, 2021

11:00 AM
Gibson Cemetery, Pelham


Alzheimers Research
Boston University/Hope Study/ 595 Commonwealth Ave Suite 700 W. Entrance, Boston MA 02215

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