Leo J. St. Pierre

April 16, 2010  

Leo J. St. Pierre, 93, formerly of 291 Scheley Dr. and 628 Lillian St., died Friday, April 16, at Samaritan Keep Home.  

May 27, 1916, in the Montreal, Canada, the son of Ferdinand and Rose Boulier St. Pierre, the family moved to the United States in 1923 where he graduated from a local high school. 

He served in the Army during World War II, and was honorably discharged at the rank of staff sergeant. 

He was married to Gladys Smith on Nov. 30, 1940.  

Mr. St.Pierre worked as a sheet metal worker, for the Sheet Metal Worker Union, in Syracuse. He also owned and operated several service-gas stations in the Watertown area. 

He was a member of American Legion Post 61, Watertown, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and a former member of the Elks Club of Watertown. 

He was a communicant of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Church. 

Surviving are his wife, Gladys; a son, Terry, Watertown; two daughters, Andrea St. Pierre, Lehigh Acres, Fla., and Shayne DeLaurier, Richmond, Va.; 10 grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.  

Private family funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family, with burial in Glenwood Cemetery.  

Arrangements are with the Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown.  

Donations may be given in his memory to, The Samaritan Keep Nursing Home Patient Activity Fund, 133 Pratt St. Watertown or The Central New York Chapter of the Autism Society of America, 4465 Genesee St. PMB 252, Dewitt, NY 13214. 

Information provided by Cleveland Funeral Home and Newzjunky.com, Watertown