William Reid "Reid" Pepin Jr.
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William Reid ("Reid") Pepin Jr.

Age: 85

On June 3, William Reid ("Reid") Pepin Jr., loving husband and father, warm and caring friend, passed from this life at the age of 85, after a long struggle with Parkinson's Disease. He was born and grew up in Lowell Massachusetts, and graduated from New Hampton School, Bates College and the McGill University Faculty of Dentistry. He cared for countless dental patients in Lowell for 44 years, and made his home in Dunstable, Massachusetts until retiring to Burlington, Vermont in 2005. For 47 years he shared his life with his great love, wife Berit Haugnaess Pepin, who predeceased him in 2010. He is survived by his sister Amey Wieting of York Harbor, ME, children Craig Pepin of Burlington, VT and Nora Hogan of Palm Coast, FL, and grandchildren Ethan and Reid Pepin, and Michael Hogan. Through his generosity, warmth and humility, he also leaves behind many friends, particularly in Dunstable, Moosehead Lake in Maine, Burlington, and Norway. His lifelong love of the mountains was kindled early in the New Hampshire Whites, continued through his active role in the Bates Outing Club, and then through hiking and skiing trips to Norway, Peru, Nepal and many other places. He also took great joy in racing many things, including cars, speedboats, hydroplanes and eventually sailboats. Calling hours will be held in Burlington, at 545 South Prospect Street, Unit 20, on June 18 between 6 and 8 pm, and a memorial service will be held at Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church on June 24 at 3:00 p.m. A remembrance service will also be held in Rockwood, Maine, on July 22. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to National Parkinson Foundation.

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Published by The Burlington Free Press on Jun. 11, 2017.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
Jun
18
Calling hours
6:00p.m. - 8:00p.m.
545 South Prospect Street, Unit 20, Burlington, VT
Jun
24
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3:00p.m.
Dunstable Evangelical Congregational Church
, VT
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amey and family, I am so sorry to hear of reid,s passing. I had planned to go to the services in dunstable but my aunt was buried the same day.my prayers and sympathy are with you and the family. al and I are still mobil and getting about.i am living at 234 Nesmith st. and al and wife live on clark rd. hope you and your family are well. sorry for the errors. fondly margaret
August 13, 2017
margaret lenzi
August 12, 2017
Sending our love & sincerest condolences, and remembering Reid's ready smile and kind spirit. Thinking of you always, love, Melissa & David
Melissa Inglis-Elliott
June 27, 2017
Craig and Nora,
I am so sorry to hear of your dad's passing. Pls know that you and your families are in our thoughts and prayers.

Our deepest regrets!
Maura Belluche Furtado
June 12, 2017
Best Dentist ever!
June 11, 2017
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