Catherine M. St. Peter
Rockland — Catherine M. St. Peter, 92, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2012, at Pen Bay Medical Center in Rockport after a brief illness.
Born in Skowhegan, Sept. 30, 1920, she was one of six children of Michael J. and Susan Willette Noonan. She attended Skowhegan schools, however left early to care for her mother, brothers, and sisters.
On Sept. 6, 1941, she married Arthur W. St. Peter in Skowhegan where they resided all their married life.
While raising her own family she worked at the Skowhegan woolen mills.
Since her husband's death in 1972, Catherine has resided in Thomaston and Rockland.
She was a devoted mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother, who was affectionately called "Meme" by her family.
Meme enjoyed baking, doing crafts, and reading. She was a proud to be a member of the Rockland Emblem Club, completing a four generation active membership in the organization.
Other than her husband and parents, she was pre-deceased by two brothers, Raymond Noonan, Arthur Noonan and one sister Rena Leblanc. She is survived by one daughter Charlotte Mills of Thomaston; one son, Michael St. Peter of Rockland; two sisters, Margaret LePage of Skowhegan, Yvonne Bollier of Bingham; two sisters-in-law, Connie Noonan of Waterville, Rita Noonan of Windsor, Conn.; one grand-daughter, Kimberly Matthews and her husband Craig of Thomaston; two great-grandchildren Amber Thomas of Thomaston, Chelsey Fallin and her husband Travis of Key West, Fla.; two great-great-grandchildren, Jeremy Billings and Raeanna Fallin; as well as many nieces and nephews.
Meme was eagerly anticipating the birth of her third great-great-grandchild, due Feb. 19.
A graveside committal service will be announced in the spring at Calvary Cemetery in Skowhegan.
Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock Street, Rockland. To share a memory or story with Meme's family, please visit her online Book of Memories at bchfh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rockland Emblem Club Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 104, Rockland, ME 04841.