Peter Asselin Obituary

CONCORD, NC – Peter Eugene Asselin, 59, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 15, 2019. Pete passed at his home after 6 months of declining health due to cancer.

Peter was born in Massachusetts to Robert and Theresa Wabnum Asselin on April 10, 1960. Raised in Topeka, Kansas, he was a proud member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation in Mayetta, Kansas.

Pete worked at IBM for 25 years, then became an OTR truck driver for the past 15 years. He was currently employed by Cardinal Logistics Trucking Corporation.

He adored his 3 grandchildren, and his life was about providing for his loving family. Pete had also honorably served his country 3 years in the US Army. While stationed in Germany, he met his fellow soldier and love of his life, Marion.

Pete was preceded in death by his mother, Theresa “OSH” Asselin; an older sister, Roberta; and a younger brother, Tony.

Pete leaves cherished memories to his wife, Marion Bushey Asselin; his son, Pete Asselin (Amanda Trull); his daughter, Brooke Asselin (Kevin Bost); his father, Robert Asselin (Jan), his much loved grandchildren, Ian, Braylon and Jenna; brother, Kabot Hale; sisters, Sandra Quintana and Melanie Zeller (Jeremy); brothers and sisters in law, Ronald and Barb Bushey, Todd and Pam Cooley and Robert and Monica Bushey; and numerous nieces and nephews, who he dearly loved. Rest in peace our love!

The family will receive friends Saturday, June 22nd from 3:00-4:00 pm at Whitley’s Funeral Home. Services to remember and celebrate Pete’s life will begin at 4:00 pm in the funeral home chapel, conducted by Rev. Marty Payton, Pastor, Charity Baptist Church. Burial will take place at a late date. Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the Asselin family by visiting our website at

  • Courtesy of Whitleys Funeral Home, Kannapolis, North Carolina