Arthur L. 'Snuffy' St. Pierre, 99

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BRUNSWICK — Arthur L. “Snuffy” St. Pierre, 99, died Dec. 26 at Freeport Nursing Home.

He was born Dec. 17, 1912 in Brunswick and was the son of Dosithee and Phelonise Theberge St. Pierre. He attended St. John’s School in Brunswick and served in the U.S. Army during World War II.

On Oct. 14, 1950, he married Regina Bouchard; she died March 10, 2007.

For 38 years St. Pierre worked as a grinder man at the Pejepscot Paper Mill, retiring in 1977. In the late 1960s and 1970s, he worked for Stetson’s Funeral Home Ambulance Service, beginning the first of three generations of his family in the EMS field.

He was a member of St. John’s Church-All Saints Parish, Holy Name Society, and the American Legion George T. Files Post.

St. Pierre is survived by a son, Rev. Raymond L. St. Pierre and his wife Fay of Brunswick; daughter Sister Anne Marie St. Pierre of Dorchester, Mass.; three grandsons, Brent St. Pierre of Brunswick, Matthew St. Pierre of Richmond, and Tom St. Pierre of Topsham; and three great-grandchildren. In addition to his wife, St. Pierre was predeceased by 10 brothers and four sister.

Visiting hours were held on Dec. 28 at Stetson’s Funeral Home in Brunswick, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial on Dec. 29 at St. John’s the Baptist Church-All Saints Parish in Brunswick. Burial will take place with military honors in the spring at St. John Cemetery in Brunswick.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in St. Pierre’s memory to the St. John’s Memorial Scholarship-All Saints Parish, 132 McKeen St., Brunswick, ME 04011.