MANCHESTER -- Gaston "Gus" St. Pierre, 77, died Feb. 13, 2010, at Catholic Medical Center.
He was born Feb. 14, 1932, in St. Pierre Baptiste, Megantic, P.Q., Canada, to Elphege and Anna (Poirier) St. Pierre. He worked as a carpenter for ProCon Inc. and Guy's Construction during his career.
He enjoyed fishing, playing cards and woodworking. He was an all-around handyman, enjoying the art of tinkering and puttering.
He was a member of La Lique du Sacre-Coeur, Alpine Club and Rimmon Club.
IN HIS LIFE: He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Liliane (Baril) St. Pierre of Manchester; three sons, Denis St. Pierre and his wife, Laurie (Roy), of Manchester, Normand St. Pierre and his wife, Lorraine (Caza), of Manchester and Guy St. Pierre and his wife, Diane (Rochefort), of Manchester; two daughters, Suzanne and her husband, Timothy Dorgan, of Weare and Carol and her husband, Charlie Baker, of Deering; nine grandchildren, Tenley, Erick, Patrick, Bradley, Jordan, Keith and his wife Laura, Nicole, Cedric and Chandler; one great-grandchild on the way; three brothers, Florent St. Pierre and his wife, Marie Rose, of Plessiville, Quebec, Bertrand St. Pierre and his wife, Marie Jean, of Tamarac, Fla. and Clermont St. Pierre and his wife, Michelle, of Niagara Falls, Ontario; and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his sister, Jeannine Bilodeau, who died on Jan. 19, 2007.
SERVICES: Calling hours at Phaneuf Funeral Home, 250 Coolidge Ave., Manchester are Wednesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Thursday at 11:30 a.m. at Ste. Marie Church, Notre Dame Avenue, Manchester. Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Manchester.
Memorial donations may be made to Autism Society of New Hampshire or
Phaneuf Funeral Homes and Crematorium is in charge of arrangements. www.phaneuf.net.