AYER, Mass. - Robert F. Ste. Marie 65, of Ayer, died Dec. 16, 2012, at Concord, N.H., Hospital following a lengthy illness.
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Born in Derry, N.H., he was the son of Francis and Edith Ste. Marie. Mr. Ste. Marie graduated from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell and worked as an electrical engineer with Computer Vision and Digital Equipment Corporation.
He was a veteran, having served during the Vietnam War with the U.S. Navy.
He was an avid traveler, having taken many trips to different parts of the world. He enjoyed sailing, woodworking and loved to join a friendly card game.
He was predeceased by a brother, William Ste. Marie.
He is survived and loved by his son, Anthony R. Ste. Marie of Greenville, N.H., and daughter, Angela J. Maas of New Boston, N.H.; four grandchildren, Abigail, Julia, Hazel and Gunnar; nine siblings, Nancy Shannahan, Claudia Bourque, David Ste. Marie, Donald Ste. Marie, Gerald Ste. Marie, Jim Ste. Marie, Janet Janocha, Shawn Ste. Marie and Shiela Sokolowski and many nieces and nephews.
SERVICES: Calling hours will be held Friday from 4 to 6 p.m. at the French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 South Mast St., Goffstown, N.H.
Funeral services will follow at 6 p.m. in the funeral home. Private burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery of Chelmsford, Mass.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to
For more information or to sign an online guestbook go to www.frenchandrising.com.
French and Rising Funeral Home
17 South Mast Street
Goffstown, NH 03045
Published in Union Leader on Dec. 19, 2012