ASHLAND and VEAZIE – Floyd J. St. Peter, 73, died unexpectedly Nov. 29, 2006, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Jan. 18, 1933, in Ashland, the son of Walter and Amanda (Beaulier) St. Peter. Floyd and his wife, Verna, loved and lived their 47 years together. He will be missed by their three children, Rick, Wendy and Barry. Floyd enjoyed sharing his retirement with his many friends playing cards, walking at the mall, bowling in a league, gardening, volunteering at the American Red Cross and being surrounded by his well loved pets, Sally and Sugar. He was a homebody who will be sorely missed by everyone, especially by his grandchildren who affectionately called him “Pere-Pere.” Floyd was a graduate of Ashland High School, Class of 1951. He graduated from University of Maine and Ricker College. He was inducted into the U.S. Army Jan. 12, 1954. He served in the Korean War and was awarded the Korean Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the National Defense Service Medal, having attained the rank of staff sergeant. Floyd worked for Gerber Baby Foods as a sales representative covering the state of Maine. He most enjoyed his interactions with the many people he crossed paths with. One could not walk through any public place without someone recognizing and greeting him. Surviving are his wife, Verna (Fournier) St. Peter of Veazie; three children, Rick St. Peter and his wife, Cindy, of Mechanicsburg, Pa., Wendy Flynn and her husband, Kevin, of Brunswick, Barry St. Peter of Glenburn; four grandchildren, Dan, Erin, Sara and Scott; his brothers, Walter Jr., Dayton and Bobby St. Peter; and his sister, Jean Pelky. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Dana St. Peter; and a sister, Marion Packard. Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, at Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, at St. John’s Catholic Church, York Street, Bangor. Relatives and friends are invited to share conversation and refreshments and celebrate Floyd’s life directly after the service at the Brookings-Smith Family Center, 163 Center St., Bangor. Interment with military honors will be held 9 a.m. Monday, Dec. 4, at Maine Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery, Mount Vernon Road, Augusta. Gifts in his memory may be sent to the American Red Cross, 9008 Hammond St., Bangor, ME 04401 or the Humane Society, 693 Mount Hope Ave., Bangor, ME 04401. Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com
FLOYD J. ST. PETER
Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:16 p.m.