Rest In Peace

Peter J. Decareau

BURLINGTON — Decareau, Peter Joseph, a WWII Navy veteran of Burlington, formerly of Saugus, passed away Oct. 11. Beloved husband of the late Hazel (Goudreau). 

Loving father of Donna Hrinchuk and her husband Raymond of Ayden, N.C., Peter Decareau Jr. and his wife Christine of Burlington, Paul Decareau and his wife Jacquelyn of Billerica, and the late Dianne Slater. Peter is survived by his brother, Eugene Decareau of Saugus, and predeceased by his siblings Charles, Virginia, Arthur and Joseph Decareau, Alice Cotter, Dorothy Savageau and Mildred Seaman. Grandfather of Darlene Myers, James Hrinchuk, Peter Decareau III, Matthew and William Decareau and Kristine and Kevin Slater. Also preceded by Branden Myers and survived by six other great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.

Service information: Graveside services will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 16 at noon at Pine Haven Cemetery, 84 Bedford St., Burlington. Memorials may be made to the New England Shelter for Homeless Veterans, 17 Court St., #2601, Boston, MA 02108 or For obituary and online guestbook see


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