OLD TOWN – Paul R. Ste. Marie, 83, died peacefully Aug. 15, 2012, surrounded by his loving family at a Bangor health care facility. He was born March 30, 1929, in Old Town, a son of Arthur and Roseanna (Beaulieau) Ste. Marie.
Paul was a 1948 graduate of Old Town High School. He was an active member of Knights of Columbus, and bowled for many years in the KC Bowling League and loved to watch the “Lincoln boys” bowl. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, playing cards and board games with his grandchildren, and cheering on his favorite teams the Red Sox and the Patriots. He was employed at the A&P grocery store, the commissary, and more than 20 years at James River Mill, Old Town. He was a life communicant of Holy Family Church.
He is survived five children, Sandra Allen of Old Town, Sharon Veino and husband, Corey, of Greenbush, John Ste. Marie and wife, Jan, of Freemont, N.H., Sherry Terra and husband, Joseph, of Glenburn, Shelly Brown and husband, Louis, of Lincoln; grandchildren, Pauline, Ambre, Stephen, Renee, Brandon, Travis, Ashley Rose, Abigail, Hannah and Autumn; stepgrandchild, Dominick; great-grandchildren, Cassandra, Breanna and Christian; great-great-granddaughter, Kayli; one sister, Joan Snow and husband, Ralph, of Bradley; special nephew, Alan Cust; goddaughters, Sue Cust and Carlene Bilodeau; and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his wife of 49 years, Anita B. Ste. Marie, in 2010; and siblings, Marguerite Cust, Loretta Sherwood, Francis Ste. Marie and Raymond Ste. Marie.
Friends may call 6-9 p.m. Friday at Birmingham Funeral Home, 438 Main St., Old Town, where members of Knights of Columbus will recite prayers 6:30 p.m. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Saturday at Parish of the Resurrection Holy Family Church, Old Town. Burial will be after at St. Joseph Cemetery, Old Town. Immediately after the services all are invited to the parish hall for a light luncheon. Donations may be made to Parish of the Resurrection Building Fund, 429 Main St., Old Town, ME 04468.