CARIBOU - Sandy C. St. Peter, 89, died Jan. 12, 2013, in Bangor with his family by his side. He was born Dec. 18, 1923, in Caswell, son of the late Pater and Elizabeth (Labreck) St. Peter.
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Mr. St. Peter served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was among the last of the survivors of the Normandy invasion on Omaha Beach. He was a member of Lister-Knowlton Post No. 9389 Veterans of Foreign Wars and Henry B. Pratt Post No. 15 American Legion. Mr St. Peter was employed by Bangor and Aroostook Railroad for many years, retiring in 1995 as an engineer. Maintaining an interest in the world around him, even in his later years, he enjoyed sports, politics and especially the world of nature. For 58 years he truly enjoyed his camp at Cross Lake, a camp that he built from the ground up.
Surviving. in addition to his wife of more than 65 years, Evelyn (Michaud) St. Peter of Caribou, are his children, Sandy St. Peter and wife, Patricia, of Middleburg, Fla., Craig St. Peter of Anchorage, Alaska, Kim Gahagan and husband, Fred, of Caribou, and Carol Conley and Theresa O'Neil, both of Danielson, Conn.; one sister, Edwina Blackford of Connecticut; 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Mr. St. Peter was predeceased by eight siblings and a grandson.
Graveside services will be held in the spring at Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, Caribou. Arrangements by Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir St., Caribou. www.mocklerfuneralhome.com
Published in BDN Maine on Jan. 15, 2013