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August 22, 1936 - March 17, 2024

Burial Date March 22, 2024

Funeral Home Miles Funeral Home

Place of Service St. Christopher's Church

Section Garden of Heritage II Lot Number: 541Grave Number: C#4

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Arthur G. “Art/Artie” Tetreault was born in Worcester to Arthur L. and Hazel (Derosier). He lived at 169 West Mountain Street in Worcester for 41 years.

He died peacefully, surrounded by those who loved him and by the love of his life, Diana C. (Brown), who resides at Holy Trinity Lutheran Nursing Home in Worcester. They were married for 68 wonderful years.

Arthur served in the US Air Force for 23 ½ years, including a year in Vietnam and two years in Thailand. Traveling around the world, they lived in Germany (where they were married); Azores, Portugal; Savanah, Georgia; Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; Virginia Beach, Virginia; Ft. Walton Beach, Florida; and Lamar, Colorado; before returning to Worcester.

Arthur was a dispatcher with the Worcester Police Department for a brief time before working at the Shrewsbury and Worcester US Postal Services for 22 years.

Arthur is survived by Denise (McKenney), wife of James, of Waterville Valley, NH; Anita Tetreault (Deceased); Arthur Jr., husband of Keren, of Australia; Anthony (deceased) and Heather of Gardner; Sandra (Bradley), wife of Sammy, of Floydada, TX; Dennis of Seminole, FL; Andrew, husband of Pattie, of Winchester, VA.

He had 16 grandchildren: James Paul McKenney, husband of Kristin, of Lunenburg; Tawnya (McKenney) Harding wife of Christopher, of Barre; Meghann (McKenney) Fasolino wife of John, of Medway; Alex Tetreault; Kelly Pilling, wife of Grant; Brett Nairn, husband of Maree; Rhys Nairn, husband of Tara; and Emma Tetreault, all of Australia; Krista Tetreault and Ray Brigley of Worcester; Gryphon and Rowan Tetreault of Gardner; Joshua Bradley, husband of Katie, of OK; Jesalyn Becker, wife of Alston, of TX; Marcus Tetreault of CO; Amanda Emmons, wife of Mitchell, and Anita Tetreault of VA. 25 great grandchildren: William and Kate McKenney, of Lunenburg; Brandyn, Madisyn and Paityn Harding, of Barre; Johnny, Vivi, Vinnie, and Joey of Medway; Isabella Brigley of Worcester; Eleanor and Xavier Emmons, of VA; Jasper, Lilly, Allan, Jorja, Abigail, Campbell, Evie, Elissa and Henry, of Australia; Ben and Finley Becker, of TX; Brooklyn and Boston Bradley of OK.

His brothers and sister: Paul Tetreault (deceased), husband of Patricia, of ME; Ronald Tetreault, husband of Mary, of Oxford; Raymond Tetreault, husband of Joanne, of Worcester; and Phyllis Gorskey, wife of Richard, of Sturbridge. He also has many nieces and nephews.

Arthur loved bowling (high score 298), the Red Sox and the Patriots, reading, researching his family tree, and, most of all, he loved spending time with family. On August 22, 2021 on his 85th birthday, he was presented with the key to the city of Worcester at Polar Park by Mayor Joseph M. Petty.

The family would like to sincerely thank the staff at Holy Trinity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for all they have done.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Arthur’s family from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Thursday, March 21st, at the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10:30 am on Friday, March 22nd, at St. Christopher’s Church, 950 W. Boylston St., Worcester. Burial will follow at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made in memory of Arthur Tetreault to Holy Trinity Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, 300 Barber Ave., Worcester, MA 01606.

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