Published DateFRANKLIN — Jacqueline H. St. Laurent, 81, of Franklin, NH and formerly of Berlin, NH died at her home on Wednesday, June 5, 2013, following a period of failing health.
She was born in Berlin, October 17, 1931, daughter of the late Joseph and Bella (Larochelle) Goudreau. She was predeceased by her husband, Ernest J. St. Laurent who died January 23, 1996. She graduated from Notre Dame High School, class of 1949 and worked at the Brown Company in the stenographic department for five years. She then worked at the St. Louis Hospital as a nurse's aide for 10 years. She attended the NH Vocational Technical Nursing Program in 1971 and passed her State Boards as an LPN. She was employed at St. Vincent DePaul Nursing Home for 28 years and retired in 1994. She moved to Franklin in 2001. She was a communicant of St. Paul Church in Franklin and volunteered at the Franklin Regional Hospital.
Her family includes two sons: Richard St. Laurent and his wife Marcia of Davenport, Iowa and Michael St. Laurent of Danvers, MA. Two daughters: Marguerite Crowell and her husband Stuart of Plymouth, NH, Denise Bowen of Belmont, NH. Seven grandchildren: Sara, Kate, Hannah, Hailey, Chelsea, Nicholas and Jonathan. Also, her precious cats, Cuddles and Meringue.
She also leaves her sister, Simonne Goudreau of Franklin, NH, two nephews and one niece and her aunt, Marguerite Goudreau and cousins. In addition to her parents and husband, she was predeceased by, brothers, Lionel and his wife Therese Goudreau and Normand Goudreau, sisters, Florence and her husband Andrew Salzer and Cecile Goudreau. Also, a son in law, Cory Bowen.
According to Jacqueline's wishes, there are no calling hours.
Her family will get together at a later date at their mother's favorite summer place in Ogunquit, ME to celebrate her life.
Arrangements are under the care of the William F. Smart Sr. Memorial Home in Tilton. Donations in her memory may be made to the Payson Center for Cancer, 250 Pleasant St., Concord, NH 03301 or the Pemi-Baker Community Health and Hospice, 101 Boulder Point Dr., Suite 2, Plymouth, NH 03264.
For more information go to www.smartfuneralhome.com