Obituaries

Laurie E. St. Pierre

CASWELL AND LIMESTONE, Maine – Laurie E. St. Pierre passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018, at a Caribou healthcare facility, several days after celebrating her 99th birthday. She was born on April 3, 1919, in Caswell, a daughter of the late Richard and Laura (Theriault) Cote.
She was a devoted homemaker and loved spending her time caring for her husband and raising her rambunctious children. Laurie busied her hands with painting, knitting, crochet, and tending her garden. Most of her bounty was shared with her children and friends. She was a 25-year member of the Ladies of St. Anne, Limestone. A devout Catholic, she attended Mass at St. Joseph Church, Hamlin, and later St. Louis Church, Limestone.
She is survived by four sons, Frederick St. Pierre and his wife, Jeanne, of Caswell, Dennis St. Pierre and his wife, Joy, of Bucksport, Stephen St. Pierre and his wife, Carolyn, of Texas, and David St. Pierre and his wife, Virginia, of Florida; one daughter, Theresa Conroy of Arizona; a daughter-in-law, Rebecca (Lapierre) St. Pierre of Caswell; 23 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; 10 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Besides her parents, Laurie was predeceased by her husband of 43 years, Roy St. Pierre, in 1982, a son, Clayton St. Pierre, in 2014, one grandchild, Kevin, two great-grandchildren, Scott Jr. and Shelby, a son-in-law, William Donald Conroy, and seven siblings, Elmer Cote, Lena St. Pierre, Mary Gerard, Linwood Cote, Bill Cote, Edwin Cote, and Celia McGee.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 13, 2018, at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Hamlin. Relatives and friends may greet the family on Friday morning from 10-10:45 a.m. at the church. Spring interment will be in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Laurie’s name may be made to: St. Joseph Parish Needs, c/o Knights of Columbus, 284 Main St., Van Buren, ME 04785. Arrangements are a service of Lajoie Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. To share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com

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