Edward C. St. Andre, 90, a long-time resident of Upton, went home to the Lord on Sat., Jan. 25, 2014 in Milford Regional Medical Center after a short illness. He was the husband of Dorothy M. (Finnegan) St. Andre for 68 years. In addition to his wife, he leaves a daughter, Sandra Bartlett, wife of Art Bartlett of Uxbridge; a granddaughter, Pennie Peterson and husband Terry of Dracut; a grandson, Jeffrey Bartlett of Marlborough; four great-grandchildren, Jeffrey Bartlett, Jr. of Worcester, Jessica Bartlett of Somersworth, NH, and Meaghan and Justin Peterson of Dracut; and two great-great grandchildren, Olivia and Jace of Somersworth, NH. Ed was a WWII Army veteran and a member of the George L. Wood VFW Post. For most of his adult life, he worked at state DPW facilities in Upton, Sturbridge, and Millbury. In partnership with his brother-in-law, Harvey Boulay, he ran the Ed & Harvey Rubbish Disposal Co. for over 40 years. He was elected to the Upton Board of Health for several terms and following retirement continued serving the community working at the Upton transfer station. Ed enjoyed music and loved singing as a member of the Worcester Men of Song for many years. His passion was old-time music and television shows. Funeral services will be held Wed. from the Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home, 45 Main St., Upton, with a funeral mass in St. Gabriel the Archangel Church, 151 Mendon St., at 10 a.m. Following cremation, burial with military honors will be in Lakeview Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Calling hours at the funeral home are Tues. from 2 to 4 and 6 to 7 p.m. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the George L. Wood VFW Post, Box 472, or to the Upton Bloomer Girls, Box 121, both Upton MA 01568. www.uptonfunerals.com
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Williams-Pedersen Funeral Home
45 Main St
Upton, MA 01568
Published in Milford Daily News on Jan. 27, 2014