Pete’s Gun and Tackle is a Merrimack valley institution. Anybody that drives up Nashua road from Dracut to go to Hudson and Nashua has seen it on the right hand side of 3A. Last night NH State Representative Peter Goyette who owned Pete’s Gun and Tackle passed away, according to the Lowell Sun. This leaves Shaun Doherty as the only Republican running in the district.
State Rep. Peter Goyette, a Hudson Republican, died Friday night at his home, according to a fellow state representative.
Goyette was serving his third term in the house and was is in his 60s, according to fellow state representatives.
Rep. Lars Christiansen said he spoke to Goyette’s wife Saturday and confirmed the news. Several other state representatives said they received an e-mail concerning Goyette’s death but had not spoken with anyone to confirm it.
Goyette owns Pete’s Gun & Tackle on Dracut Road in Hudson.