Eugene “Pete” H. Mongeau, 89, of Sterling, formerly of Marlborough, died Tuesday, December 8, 2020 at UMass Memorial Medical Center Memorial Campus in Worcester.
Born in Marlborough, he was the son of the late Joseph E. and Aurore (L’Hereux) Mongeau and the husband of Elaine (Bergeron) Mongeau to whom he was married for 63 years.
A graduate of Worcester Trade, Pete served in the US Coast Guard from 1949 until his discharge in 1952.
Well known and respected throughout the business community, he was the founder and owner of Space Age Electronics in Marlborough, retiring in 1996. He also owned WSRO Radio, Marlboro Electric Motor Service, Thermogenics all of Marlborough as well as Sky Lodge in Jackman, ME and Sky Lodge Island at Fish River Lake, ME.
He was a proud member of the Marlborough Rotary Club and served two terms as President of the Marlborough Chamber of Commerce. Pete also was an avid pilot based out of Marlborough Airport.
He had been an active member of the former St. Ann’s and St. Mary’s Parishes in Marlborough, serving as a Eucharistic Minister and on many committees. He was currently a member of Prince of Peace Parish in Princeton, MA.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his sons, Peter Mongeau and his wife Maria of Marlborough, George Mongeau and his wife Donna of Lancaster, Joseph Mongeau and his partner Laurie Cyr of Petersham, James Mongeau and his wife Maureen of Berlin and Daniel Mongeau and his wife Lisa of Sterling, his daughters, Sheila Haggan and her husband Michael of Herman, ME and Yvette Holladay and her partner Rick Christy of Fitchburg.
Pete is also survived by 16 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by his brother Edward Mongeau and his sister Yvonne Lynch.
Funeral services will be private.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Eugene’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, PO Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73123 or www.cancer.org/.
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American Cancer Society
P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City OK 73123