Joseph E. St. Pierre


RUMFORD — Joseph E. St. Pierre, 78, died Feb. 18 at home, with loving family by his side.

He was born in North Livermore on June 3, 1933, a son of Jules and Antonia St. Pierre. He graduated from Livermore Falls High School in 1952, then served in the U.S. Army from 1953 to 1955, and later graduated from SMVTI in South Portland in 1956.

In 1956 he married Annette I. Castonguay at St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay. He worked for Oxford Paper/Boise Cascade for 33 years, retiring in 1989. He operated a family Christmas tree farm for over 30 years.

He was a communicant of the Parish of the Holy Savior in Rumford. Joe was also blessed with a full and happy life with his loving family, of whom he was extremely proud.

Surviving are his wife, Annette Castonguay St. Pierre of Rumford; a son, Andre J. St. Pierre and wife, Annette M., of Peru; four daughters, Rita Lavoie and husband, Albert, of Minot, Joline Boudreau and husband, Gerry, of Rumford, Lucille Belanger and husband, Mark, of Rumford, and Roseanne McKeen and husband, Donald, of Dixfield; two brothers, Alfred St. Pierre and wife, Camille, of Naples, Fla., and Roland St. Pierre and wife, Linda, of North Livermore; two sisters, Irene Castonguay of North Livermore and Juliette Maurais and husband, Amedee, of Livermore; 10 grandchildren, Jenna Guest and husband, Jason, Nicole Matson and husband, Thomas, Erica St. Pierre, Rebecca Boudreau, Rachel Boudreau, Kendall Boudreau, Kristin Arsenault and husband, Ryan, Evan Belanger, Lindsay McKeen, and Colette McKeen; and one great-grandchild, Emma Matson.

He was predeceased by his parents; three brothers, Romeo St. Pierre, Rene St. Pierre and Albert St. Pierre; and a sister, Alice Castonguay.


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