Christine A. St. Peter, 85

Christine St. Peter

Christine St. Peter

HARRISON — Christine A. St. Peter, 85, of Harrison died peacefully on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014 after a brief illness.

Born June 4, 1929, she was the daughter of Christopher and Georgia Adams of Portland. She was the loving wife of Richard St. Peter for 64 years.

Chrissie served as town clerk of Cumberland for 14 years and later, with her husband, owned and operated the Twilight Motel in Ellsworth for 11 years.

She enjoyed working on a variety of crafts, published a cookbook and was respected for her talent as an artist. She was an avid gardener and loved playing golf at the Val Halla Country Club. “Keep your head down, eye on the ball and follow through,” was her favorite saying, which she would comment to fellow golfers. A recent member of the American Legion Post 139, she was always ready to help and served for number of years as Election Warden at Harrison elections. She will be remembered for her great sense of humor by friends and family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Dick St. Peter, Harrison; daughter, Patricia Vierra, of Gray; sister, Elaine Finik; nephew, Stephen Finik of Westbrook; and a brother, John Adams of Augusta.

She was predeceased by her parents; a sister, Margaret Adams of South Carolina; and beloved son, Richard St. Peter Jr.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in memory of Christine St. Peter to: Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers, 93 Silver Street, Waterville, ME. 04901

A Mass will be celebrated for Christine at St. Joseph’s Church on Stevens Avenue in Portland on Friday, Oct. 10 at 11 a.m. followed by a burial service at Calvary Cemetery in South Portland.

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