Roland F. St. Laurence, 93, formerly of Claremont, NH, died Monday, July 27, 2020, at The Pines Nursing Home in Rutland, VT. He was born in Granby, Canada on March 13, 1927, the son of Josephat and Georgianna (Senechal) St. Laurence.
Roland was a veteran of World War II serving in the US Army.
He was a self-employed truck driver, driving for St. Laurence Trucking, he retired in 1991. He had also worked for the Claremont School District, 13 years as a custodian and 2 years driving buses; the Claremont Coca Cola Bottling Company, Fred King’s Trucking, woven label, Claremont Parks and Highway Department.
He had been a member of Southern Vermont Old Time Fiddlers.
He was a great Pepere.
He is survived by his children, Aline Casey of Rutland, VT, Norman St Laurence and his wife, Brenda of Charlestown and Janet Patridge and her husband, Fred of Claremont; eight grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Florence (Breault) St. Laurence whom he married on June 21, 1947 and she died in 2001 and his sister, Janet Dubreuil.
A walk-through calling hour will be held at Stringer Funeral Home in Claremont on Friday evening, July 31st from 6 to 8 PM.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St Joseph Church in Claremont on Saturday, August 1st at 10 AM. Burial will follow in St. Mary Cemetery.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the funeral home and St. Laurence family ask all attending the visitation to abide with all regulations and please wear a mask and use social distancing.
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