ST. FRANCIS – Lawrence E. “Lull” Pelletier, 88, passed peacefully Thursday, Oct. 2, 2003, at a local healthcare facility. He was born July 16, 1915, in Millinocket, the son of the late Laurent and Marie (Sirois) Pelletier. The family moved to St. Francis in 1919 and Mr. Pelletier attended St. Francis and Fort Kent area schools. He married his wife of 66 years, Belle Connors Pelletier on July 22, 1937, and they raised three children. In 1940, he and Belle moved their family to Allagash, where they opened the Allagash General Store. “Pop,” as he was affectionately called by the people of Allagash, owned and operated the general store, the Allagash-Fort Kent Busline and a logging business for many years. In 1963, they sold the store and moved to St. Francis. He continued to work in the logging industry as an independent contractor for Great Northern Paper Co., until his retirement in 1980. Mr. Pelletier had logging operations at Big Brook Lake, Squirrel Branch and the Portage-Ashland Area. Lull was an avid outdoorsman and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and gardening among other things. He was a member of the local Fish & Game Club, Snowmobile Club and a member of the Sportsman Alliance of Maine. He was a very generous person, always laughing and joking. He loved his family ad enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren. He was a member of the local Historical Society, the Fort Kent Masonic Lodge No. 209, having served as Master and a member of the Shriner’s organization. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Mrs. Carol Pelletier of St. Francis and Mrs. Mary Martin and her husband, Leroy of Fort Kent; seven grandchildren, Mrs. Susan Dubay of St. Francis, Mrs. Leah Bouchard of Atlanta, Ga., Mrs. Laurie Lozier of Soldier Pond, Michael Martin, Robert Pelletier and Matthew Martin, all of Fort Kent and Ryan D. Pelletier of St. Agatha; 10 great-grandchildren, Krista and Tyson Dubay, Olivia and Amanda Bouchard, Kaye, Jared and Isabelle Lozier, Dakota, Noah and Logan Martin; two sisters, Mrs. Geraldine Chasse of Madawaska and Mrs. Marilyn Klien of California; two sisters-in-law, Gilberte Pelletier of Greenville and Charlotte Pelletier of Madawaska. He was predeceased by his son, Dale “Boze” Pelletier in 1955; a son-in-law, Clarence J. Pelletier in 1992 and his siblings, Rachel in 1971, Louis in 1989, Ludger in 1999 and Kathleen in 2003. At Mr. Pelletier’s request, there will be no calling hours. A Memorial Service will be held 11 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Charles Catholic Church in St. Francis with the Rev. Claude Gendreau officiating. Burial will follow at the St. Paul’s Congregational Cemetery in St. Francis. Those who wish may donate in his memory to the Forest Hill Manor Activities Fund, 25 Bulduc St., Fort Kent, ME 04743. Envelopes will be available at the church. Arrangements are being handled by the Daigle & Nadeau Funeral Home in Fort Kent.