Dr. Pelletier was a valued member of our CVM community and the Class of 1992. Her contributions to the college and the profession of veterinary medicine have made a lasting impact. She will continue to be remembered fondly and missed dearly.
- Anonymous


PELLETIER, Lucie Anne, DVM, 45, of Glen Allen, died peacefully at her home on Sunday, August 12, 2012 after an extended struggle with cancer. Lucie was a local veterinarian and a great friend to animals and people in the Richmond area. She is survived by her husband, Daniel C. Longest Sr. DVM; parents, Neil and Alice Pelletier of Alexandria, Va.; two sisters, Michelle Kirby (Bob) of Edenton, N.C., and Elise Bissell (Kevin) of North Beach, Md.; three brothers, Guy Pelletier of Northern Va., Marc Pelletier of Upper Marlboro, Md., and Remi Pelletier (Gwynne) of Mechanicsville; stepson, Daniel Longest Jr. (Allison) of Charlottesville; stepdaughter, Elizabeth Longest of Richmond. A graveside service will take place Thursday, August 16, 2012, 11 a.m. at Hollywood Cemetery. A memorial service celebrating Lucie's life, will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, 5351 Pole Green Rd., Mechanicsville, Va. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Va. Tech Foundation, Inc. for the "Dr. Lucie A. Pelletier Dedication to Animals Endowment," sent to Director of Development-Bldg. 0442, VA-MD Regional College of Veterinary Medicine, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Va. 24061.

This obituary was originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch.