George Ernest Pelletier Sr., age 78, of Kalamazoo, MI passed away on March 21, 2017 at Borgess Hospital. Born October 19, 1938 in Kalamazoo the son of Verden and Lena (Wellington) Pelletier. He retired from Parchment Schools and St. Ambrose Church. George served as a volunteer fireman for the Northwood Fire Department for several years until retiring. Survived by wife Geneva Pelletier and a very large loving family. Direct cremation has taken place per his wishes. Memorial services to take place at a later date.