WINCHENDON – Rita A. (LeClerc) St. Pierre, 88, of 90 Ipswich Drive, died peacefully Wednesday afternoon, October 14, 2020 in Gardner Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, Winchendon with her family at her side.
She was born in East Templeton on September 25, 1932, daughter of the late Albert J. and Blanche A. (Lemire) LeClerc and had lived in Winchendon since 1951.
Rita worked as a lubricator at New Hampshire Ball Bearings, Peterborough, NH for 15 years until her retirement. She was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church and Ipswich Drive Tenants Council. She enjoyed the activities at Winchendon Senior Center, crocheting and knitting. Her greatest enjoyment was spending time with her family.
She leaves five children, Diana R. Look of Gardner Michael F. St. Pierre and his wife Pat of Orange, Ronald L. St. Pierre and his wife Paula of Ashburnham, David A. St. Pierre and his wife Penny of Hudson, NC, Sheila M. Girouard and her husband Pete of Winchendon; her brother, Roland LeClerc of Templeton; ten grandchildren, Amy, Lori, Michael Jr., Corey, Shawn, Luke, Mark, Zachary, Mark and Rebecca; 17 great grandchildren, 4 great great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brothers and sisters, Edmond LeClerc, Marguerite Arsenault, Arthur LeClerc, Camille LeClerc, Anthony LeClerc, Theresa LeClerc, Albert LeClerc and Blanche Holland.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 11 A.M. in Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon.
Calling hours will be held Friday from 9 to 10:30 A.M. preceding the mass in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Winchendon Council on Aging, 52 Murdock Avenue, Winchendon , MA 01475.