LEWISTON — Arthur F. St. Clair, 87, of Auburn, formerly of Farmington, passed away on Thursday, April 22, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. He was born Jan. 19, 1923 in Rockland. He was educated in the schools of Rockland and served his country in World War II in the European Theater. After Arthur’s former wife, Alice, passed, he married Nathalie on Dec. 31, 1971 in Farmington. Arthur worked as a truck driver after coming home from the war. He then worked for several auto repair shops around the area before purchasing and operating Arthur’s Garage in Industry during the 70s and 80s. He then went on to work at Jack’s Logging in West Farmington until retiring at the age of 82. He enjoyed tinkering, building and repairing small engines, traveling with his wife in their camper, and square dancing with many good friends. He also loved doing his word search books and watching The Price Is Right.
He is survived by his wife of 38 years, Nathalie; three sons, Paul St. Clair and his wife, Valerie, of Auburn; David St. Clair and his wife, Sandy, of Liberty; and William St. Clair and his wife, Barbara, of Liberty; stepdaughters Rebecca MacFarlane and her husband, Thomas, of Lake City, Fla.; Priscilla Williams and her husband, Glen, of Chattanogga, Tenn.; a stepson, David Nile and his wife, Christine, of Lewiston; ten grandchildren Sarah, Laurie, David Jr., Tammy, Amy, James, Matthew, Daniel, Anthony, and Trisha; and several great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his wife, Alice; a son; Wayne; a brother, Richard; and his favorite dog, Susie.
The family wants to thank the doctors, nurses, and staff at CMMC for the excellent and compassionate care they gave Arthur and his family.