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Edwin Henry "Eddie" Tetreault


1940 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Edwin Henry "Eddie" Tetreault Obituary
EDWIN "EDDIE" HENRY TETREAULT 1940 - 2018
PLAINFIELD - Edwin Henry "Eddie" Tetreault was born February 29, 1940 at home in Plainfield, CT, to Theodore and Pauline (Glebas) Tetreault. He graduated from Plainfield High school in 1957 and received his BS in Education from Central Connecticut State University. He attended Springfield College, where he received his Master's degree in Physical Education. While at Springfield, he met Katie Wallace, a PE major from Illinois. They married on November 23, 1963, in Plainfield. Eddie began teaching in Plainfield; in 1964, the couple moved to Wolfboro, NH. In 1967, the family moved to Milwaukee so that Eddie could get his commercial pilot's license. They returned to Plainfield and Eddie resumed his teaching career. They moved to Canterbury, CT. In 1976, Eddie quit teaching to become a masonry contractor. Eddie restored fireplaces in Colonial homes throughout New England and Long Island.
Eddie was a true Renaissance man. He was a talented singer, participating in church choirs, barbershop groups, and the Northfield Troubadors - and regaled listeners with his harmonica skills. He enjoyed travel, especially to Europe, Great Britain, and the Bahamas. Eddie was a man of strong faith and family devotion.
Eddie passed away with his wife and family by his side on Wednesday afternoon, July 11, 2018, in Northfield, MN, at the age of 78.
Survivors include his wife of 55 years, Katie; his children Noel "Hank" (Sara) of Northfield, Craig (Stephanie) of Reuther Glen, VA, Kellie Duarte of Jewett City, CT; six grandchildren; one great-grand; siblings Cecile Lamaire of Lisbon, CT, Lorraine Gosselin, Alfred (Delores), Patsy Carpenter, all of Plainfield, Bernie (Karen) of Cape Hatteras, NC, and Paula (Bob) Erickson of Plainfield; sister-in-law Ronnie of Plainfield. He was preceded in death by his parents, his brother Teddy, and his sister Claire Sonner.
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Published in Norwich Bulletin from July 13 to July 15, 2018
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