ATTLEBORO, Mass. — Deacon Lawrence David St. Pierre, 67, a lifelong resident of Attleboro, passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Monday, March 20. He is survived by his wife Donna Jean (Priestman) St. Pierre of Attleboro.
Born on Feb. 18, 1950 in Attleboro, he was a son of Douglas H. and Lorraine (Bussiere) St. Pierre, both of Attleboro.
St. Pierre was a graduate of Attleboro High School and then attended Bridgewater State College where he received a bachelor’s degree in history. He was employed as a customer care specialist for Transamerica in Norwood for more than 17 years.
He was very involved with the community he lived in. He was an assistant Scout Master for Troop 37, Attleboro, Anawan Council; camp chaplain for Camp Yawgoog, R.I.; founder and past president of Attleboro Land Trust, board of director for Habitat for Humanity, member of the Attleboro Historical Society, on the Attleboro Zoning Board, former Attleboro city councilman, past president and member of the Attleboro Jaycees. St. Pierre also ran for Mayor of Attleboro and campaigned for Jimmy Carter’s and John F. Kennedy’s presidential runs.
His Church was also an important part of his life. In 2013, he was ordained as a permanent deacon in the Catholic Church. He also served on the Parish Council at the St. Vincent de Paul Parish, was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and a member of the La Salette Lay Associates.
He was an avid Red Sox fan, antique collector and he enjoyed reading books.
In addition to his wife and parents, St. Pierre is survived by his son, Joshua St. Pierre of Attleboro; his siblings, Linda St. Pierre of Attleboro; Sharon Ponce and her husband Nefta of Pascoag, R.I.; Diane Gilberti and her husband Cosmo of Westford; David St. Pierre and his wife Pat of North Attleboro and Michael St. Pierre and his wife Elizabeth of North Attleboro; numerous nieces and nephews and his godmother, Elaine Valade of Attleboro.
He was a brother of the late Steven St. Pierre.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated March 24 at St. Vincent de Paul Parish. Burial followed in St. John’s Cemetery, Attleboro.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Parish for support of the St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Joseph’s Food Cellar or Operation Christmas Child. Please declare your choice of support in memo.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the Duffy-Poule Funeral Home, Attleboro.