Donald R. Peltier Jr., 60, of Springfield, passed away Friday, Sept. 11, 2020 surrounded by his loving family. Donald was born in Holyoke, raised in South Hadley, graduated in class of 1978. He was the son of Donald Peltier Sr. and the late Carol (Cormier) Peltier. He leaves his wife of 33 years Laurie “Frenchy” (Hinds) Peltier; a daughter Aliya Peltier; sisters Donna Bergmann and Mary Whitaker; brothers John and his wife Jaye, Stephen, and Howard; and over 70 nieces and nephews. He worked many years as a Machinist for the Asten-Johnson-Foils Company. Don loved fishing, gardening, and most of all cooking. He will be deeply missed by all and will be forever in our hearts. A private funeral will be held, and the West Springfield Curran-Jones Funeral Home is handling all arrangements.