Arthur F. St. Clair, 87, of Auburn, formerly of Farmington, died April 22, 2010, at Central Maine Medical Center in Lewiston. He was born Jan. 19, 1923, in Rockland.

He was educated in the schools of Rockland and served his country in World War II in the European Theater. After Arthur’s former wife Alice passed he married Nathalie on Dec. 31, 1971, in Farmington. Arthur worked as a truck driver after coming home from the war. He then worked for several auto repair shops around the area before purchasing and operating Arthur’s Garage in Industry during the 70s and 80s. He then went on to work at Jack’s Logging in West Farmington until retiring at the age of 82. Arthur enjoyed tinkering, building and repairing small engines, traveling with his wife in their camper, and square dancing with many good friends. He also loved doing his word search books and watching “The Price Is Right.”

The family wants to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at Central Maine Medical Center for the excellent and compassionate care they gave Arthur and his family.

Arthur is survived by his wife of 38 years, Nathalie; three sons, Paul St. Clair and his wife, Valerie, of Auburn, David St. Clair and his wife, Sandy, of Liberty and William St. Clair and his wife, Barbara, of Liberty; his stepdaughters, Rebecca MacFarlane and her husband, Thomas, of Lake City, Fla., and Priscilla Williams and her husband, Glen, of Chattanooga, Tenn.; a stepson, David Nile and his wife, Christine, of Lewiston; 10 grandchildren, Sarah, Laurie, David Jr., Tammy, Amy, James, Matthew, Daniel, Anthony and Trisha; and several great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his wife, Alice; a son, Wayne; a brother, Richard; and his favorite dog, Susie.

A funeral service will be held Monday, April 26 at 10 a.m. at Adams~McFarlane Funeral & Cremation Services, 108 Court St. in Farmington. John Tolman will officiate. A graveside service will be held Monday, May 3 at 10 a.m. at the Maine Veterans Cemetery on Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Arthur’s memory to The Franklin County Animal Shelter, 550 Industry Road, Farmington, ME 04938.

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