Brunswick – Therese L St. Pierre, 97, of River Rd., died on Friday, January 7, 2022 at Gosnell Hospice House in Scarborough. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on May 18, 1924, daughter of Ernest & Yvonne Goudreau Gaudreau. She graduated from St. Hyacinth Parochial School and graduated from Westbrook High School in 1942, and went to work at Saunders Brothers wood & dowel factory until her marriage to Roland “Skippy” St.Pierre on August 31, 1946.
Therese worked at Health-Tex 28 years, retiring in 1985 as Training Supervisor. She also did volunteer work at the Brunswick Soup Kitchen.
She enjoyed home & family, knitting, crossword puzzles, playing cards, music, and playing the guitar, harmonica, and spoons etc. In fact she knitted into her 90’s & played her harmonica.
She enjoyed traveling with her husband, they took 13 cruises, and spent 10 years wintering in Hawaii and Lake George, NY and took numerous bus tours.
Therese was a communicant of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church where she was very active for many years, serving on church suppers and the Bazaar. She was also a member of the Third Order of Mary.
She was predeceased by her parents, Ernest & Yvonne Gaudreau, her husband “Skippy” of 55 years, who died on Oct 2, 2001 and three sisters, Solange Galipeau of Westbrook, sister Mary of Jesus, of Steubenville, Ohio and Patricia Fantasia of Braintree, MA.
She leaves behind 2 children; Pauline Reith (John) of Syracuse, NY and Raymond (Rita) St. Pierre of Topsham. She also leaves 8 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren and she was also blessed with 4 great great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral mass and burial will be announced in the springtime. Arrangements by Demers-Desmond Funeral Home. To share your thoughts and condolences with the family, please visit www.desmondfuneralhomes.com
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John’s School, Brunswick or Gosnell Hospice House, Scarborough.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff at Gosnell Hospice House for the wonderful care they gave to Therese during her time there.