Obituary- Jeanne M. St. John

Jeanne M. St. John, age 90, of Gabriels, died Monday, September 10, 2012 at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake.

Born in Lamecque, New Brunswick, Canada on March 30, 1922, she was the daughter of Joseph and Alma (Chaisson) Gauvin.  She married Roy St. John in Newcomb, NY in 1953.

Jeanne had been employed at Lavin Candy in Plattsburgh for many years. She was a member of the Catholic Daughters and Church of the Assumption in Gabriels.

She is survived by one step son Thomas St. John of Millinocket, ME, one grandson Andrew St. John of Los Angeles, CA, 2 great granddaughters, and 2 Great-Great Granddaughters.  She was preceded in death by her father, mother, one granddaughter Sabrina, and 6 brothers and sisters.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Fortune-Keough Funeral Home in Saranac Lake.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM on Tuesday October 2, 2012 at Church of the Assumption in Gabriels.   A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at Church of the Assumption at 2:00 PM.  Burial will take place at St. Peter’s Cemetery in Plattsburgh at a later date.

Friends wishing to remember Jeanne M. St. John may make memorial contributions to the Catholic Daughters Court St. Bernard 787 Scholarship Fund in care of the funeral home.


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