Don was the loving husband of his high school sweetheart, Phyllis (Peterson) Perreault, they were married for 59 years.
Born, December 21, 1936 in Plainville, MA, he was the son of the late Donald R. and Maryjane (Smith) Perreault. Don was a 1955 graduate of Plainville High School. He attended Bryant University.
In addition to his loving wife, Phyllis, he is survived by his two children, Donald Perreault and his wife Gail of Plainville; Perry Perreault , his wife Lynn and grandsons Perry, Jake and Nicolas of North Attleboro. Siblings: Dorothea Kettell and Joan King of Plainville and many nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Penny Perreault and brother of the late Nancy Jensen.
When Don was old enough to tie his shoes, he began working at the family business, Don’s Diner, established by his father in 1936 where he worked until retirement. He often boasted that he was the fastest potato peeler in town. Don was a lifelong member of the North Attleboro Elks. He was in the Army, stationed at Fort Lee, Virginia.
Don truly enjoyed spending time at his lake house in Brewster and skiing in New Hampshire with his grandchildren. He loved to quahog and going to yard sales, always arriving first to get the best deals. He and Phyllis enjoyed traveling especially to Montreal and Florida. There were often trips to Foxwoods in the mix as well. Don had a wonderful sense of humor and always told a great story. He will be greatly missed.
Services are private.
In lieu of flowers, please send a donation to your favorite charity in Don’s name.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Sperry McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove St., North Attleboro.