Ovila St.Pierre Jr.,90
WILLIAMSTOWN, Mass. Ovila P. "Sonny" St. Pierre, Jr., 90 of Williamstown, died on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2021, at Berkshire Medical Center in Pittsfield.
He was born in North Adams on Feb. 16, 1931, a son of the late Ovila P. St. Pierre, Sr and Ada (Jandran) St. Pierre. He attended Holy Family School as a child.
Sonny's work-life spanned many years, from Berkshire Fine Spinning to Berkshire Contractors and finally as a supervisor at Hunter's Outdoor Product.
Sonny married the former Shirley Richmond on Nov. 4, 1950, with whom he shared 71 years of marriage and raised six children.
He was a former communicant of St. Raphael's Parish in Williamstown where he served as a Eucharist Minister. He also was assistant director of Good Sam Club and a past president of Second Chance Sam. Sonny loved to camp with his family. His real passion was to grow wild cottage roses.
Sonny leaves behind his loving wife Shirley and his adoring children, daughters; Paula St. Pierre Piacenti of Adams, Carla St. Pierre of Georgia and sons; Robert St. Pierre (Barbara) of North Adams, Alan St. Pierre of Pittsfield, and Dennis St. Pierre of Williamstown.
His son Paul St. Pierre predeceased him on July 17, 2015. He was also predeceased by his two brothers John and William St. Pierre. He is also survived by 12 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren, and one great-great-grandchild.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Ovila P. St. Pierre will be celebrated Saturday, Jan. 8, 2021, at 10:00 A.M. at St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to PopCares, in care of Flynn and Dagnoli Funeral Home, 74 Marshall Street, North Adams, MA. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
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