BRUNSWICK — Gerard “Jerry” E. Tetreault, 99, of Jordan Avenue, died Feb. 20 at Horizons Living & Rehabilitation Center.
Tetreault was born in Brunswick on June 29, 1915, the son of Ephrem and Rose Anna Pinette Tetreault. He attended Brunswick schools.
After he met Marion Tucker in Boston, the couple were married on Sept. 28, 1940, and moved to Brunswick. Marion died on May 26, 2007.
For over 40 years before retiring, Tetreault worked in the quality control area at Bath Iron Works. Outside of work, he spent time fixing watches and clocks and was known in the community as “The Clock Man.”
He loved the outdoors, enjoying fishing, and lobstered until he was in his nineties. He was often seen around his neighborhood walking his coon cat, “Baby,” on a leash.
Tetreault was a member of The Knights of Pythias and of All Saints Parish at St. Charles Borromeo Church.
In addition to his wife, Tetreault was predeceased by five brothers and three sisters.
Surviving are two daughters, Linda Tetreault, of Brunswick, and Joan Hobbs and husband, Ron, of Bend, Oregon. He is also survived by three grandchildren, Meagan Tetreault, Eric Hobbs and Jaime Hobbs, and eight great-grandchildren.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated March 2 at St. Charles Borromeo Church. Interment in the spring will be held at St. John’s Cemetery, Brunswick.
Memorial donations may be made to St. Charles Borromeo Church – All Saints Parish, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, ME 04011, or to The Coastal Humane Society, 190 Pleasant St., Brunswick, ME 04011.