Richard Maurice St. Jean, 85, of Manchester, NH and Port Charlotte, FL died December 28, 2021 at the CMC after a brief illness.
Born in Manchester on May 21, 1936, he was the son of the late Roger and Jeannette (Chabot) St. Jean. He attended Bishop Bradley High School and after graduating in 1955, he served in the US Air Force.
Prior to retirement, he had worked as the avionics branch Chief for the NH Air National Guard at Pease Air Force Base.
Richard was a member of the Knights of Columbus #92 and the American Legion Post #51 in Epping, NH. While in Florida, he was a member of the Elks Club Lodge 2710 in Port Charlotte. He enjoyed golfing, fishing and hunting. He also enjoyed spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by his brother, Paul St. Jean and son-in-law, Daniel Duval.
Family members include his wife, Joanne (Rheault) St. Jean of Manchester and Port Charlotte; his children, Cynthia Lynch and husband Peter of Manchester, Pamela St. Jean and Jack O'Brien of Hampton, Timothy St. Jean and wife Carol of Sacramento, CA, Deborah Duval, Joyce Dionne and Kevin Martel, Richard St. Jean and wife Kim, all of Manchester; grandchildren include Holly Dionne, Caitlin and Michael McClory of Concord, Matthew Lynch and Kate Braley, and Brendan and wife Carly Lynch, all of Manchester; great-grandchildren include Jaelynn, Caleb, Teagan and Kellan; his siblings, Raymond St. Jean, Constance Mynczywor, Gerald St. Jean and Claire Macenas; as well as many nephews and nieces.
Calling hours at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, corner of North St, will be Thursday from 4 to 7 pm. It has been requested all in attendance please wear a mask. A memorial Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 9 am in St. Francis of Assisi Church, Litchfield. Burial with military honors will follow in the NH State Veterans Cemetery, Boscawen.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to either St. Francis of Assisi School, 9 St. Francis Way, Litchfield, NH 03052 or the Wounded Warriors Project, 4899 Belfort Rd, Suite 300, Jacksonville, FL 32256.
To send an online message of condolence, please go to www.lambertfuneralhome.com.