Leonard Henry St. Peter1
M, #45010, b. Dec 4, 1924, d. Aug 14, 2018
|Father*||Leon Joseph St. Peter1 b. Mar 3, 1890, d. Jan 7, 1964|
|Mother*||Marie Blanche Lovey LeBeau1 b. Jul 5, 1893, d. Jul 28, 1991|
|Charts||Garrow Descendants Chart|
|Birth*||Dec 4, 1924||Leonard Henry St. Peter was born on Dec 4, 1924 at Winooski, Chittenden County, Vermont, United States.1|
|He was the son of Leon Joseph St. Peter and Marie Blanche Lovey LeBeau.1|
|Marriage*||Oct 31, 1946||Leonard Henry St. Peter married Louise Eva Dragoon on Oct 31, 1946 at Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, United States.2|
|Death*||Aug 14, 2018||Leonard Henry St. Peter died on Aug 14, 2018, at age 93 at Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, United States.1|
|Obituary||Aug 17, 2018|| OBITUARY: BURLINGTON, VT. - Leonard Henry St. Peter, of Burlington, passed away on Tuesday, August 14th 2018 at the age of 93.|
He was born on December 4th 1924 in Winooski, Vt., he was the son of Leo Joseph and Lovey Blanche (LeBeau) St. Peter.
The third child in a musical family, at the age of 10 Leonard joined his sisters and brother in the family band, the Waikiki Islanders, a Hawaiian ensemble that played in many venues in the Burlington, Vt. area, in addition to a show on local radio. He played the ukulele, which he continued to enjoy in his later years.
After graduating from Winooski High School Class of 1942, Leonard served as Sergeant US Marine Corps in World War II in the Southwest Pacific area.
He participated in action against the enemy in the Northern Solomon Islands, the Bismarck Archipelago, and the landing on Peleliu Island.
He married Louise Eva Dragoon on October 31st 1946 in Burlington, Vermont. Together they had five children and shared 59 years together. She predeceased him on November 13th 2005.
Leonard Owned and Operated Leonard's Shell Service Station in downtown Burlington, Vt. from 1955 to 1978.
He then was Service Manager at Fitzpatrick's GMC from where he retired in 1988.
He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and family ski trips on weekends, spending his leisure time with his children.
He was predeceased by his parents; his father Leo St. Peter in 1964 and his mother Lovey St. Peter in 1991, two sisters; Irene Blanche (St. Peter) Cummings on March 19th 2008 and Theresa Lucille (St. Peter) Partelo on March 8th 2015, two brothers; Louis Albert St. Peter on February 28th 1979 and Robert Leon St. Peter, one sister-in-law; Karen Ann (Kennedy) St. Peter on November 11th 1998, and three brothers-in-law; Stephen Thomas Cummings on February 14th 1986, Norman Wesley Williams on April 1st 1994, and William Edward Partelo on December 16th 2003.
Arrangements by the Ready Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc. South Chapel on 261 Shelburne Road in Burlington, Vt.
A private service will be held at a later date, according to Leonard's wishes.
Published in The Burlington Free Press - 17 August 2018.3
|Burial*||Aug 18, 2018||He was buried on Aug 18, 2018 at New Mount Calvary Cemetery, Burlington, Chittenden County, Vermont, United States, Find A Grave Memorial# 192299170.4|
|Louise Eva Dragoon b. Mar 14, 1926, d. Nov 13, 2005|
- [S802] Site - Ancestry.com, online http://www.ancestry.com
- [S79] Gravestones - Find-A-Grave, online findagrave.com.
- [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
- [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check Find-A-Grave.com, Death Certificates & Billiongraves.com.
- [S783] Bill J. Pecor, Personal Knowledge.