Eileen P. (Donovan) St. Pierre, 79

Eileen_St_PierreEileen P. (Donovan) St. Pierre, 79, of Haverhill, passed away Jan. 18, at Holy Family Hospital, Methuen, surrounded by her family.

Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Thomas J. and Mildred E. (Jenkins) Donovan. She grew up in Medford, and was a graduate of St. Clements High School, class of 1954. She married Norman A. St. Pierre in 1959, and began her family. After living in Georgetown for four years, she moved to Haverhill, where she would live for the rest of her life. St. Pierre took great pleasure in hosting and entertaining, and especially enjoyed celebrating Thanksgiving and Christmas in her home. She enjoyed the affection and comradery of all her countless friends at the 99 Restaurant and Smitty’s Tavern. Many of her happiest years were spent at Pine’s Acres Campground, on Newfound Lake, Bristol, N.H. Later in her life, she found much peace, love and tranquility at her sister Kathy’s cottage, on the coast of Falmouth, Maine.

St. Pierre is survived by her three sons: Norman A. St. Pierre Jr. and his wife Colleen, of Harwich, Gary P. St. Pierre of Haverhill; and Scott J. St. Pierre and his wife Susan, of Pelham, N.H.; four grandchildren Jacqueline St. Pierre (the artist); Ryan St. Pierre (the athlete), Sean St. Pierre (the dancer) and Michael St. Pierre (the athlete); brother Thomas Donovan and his wife Patricia, of Tilton, N.H.; three sisters, Carol Lane of Haverhill, Mary Reed of Arlington and Kathy Kelly of Malden; and several nieces and nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend calling hours Monday, Jan. 25. from 4 to 7 p.m., at the Kevin B. Comeau Funeral Home, 486 Main St., Haverhill. Contributions may be made in her memory to the Center for Life Management Foundation. 10 Tsienneto Road, Derry, NH 03038.