FAIRLEE – Harold L. St. Peter, 81, died June 22, 2004, at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in White River Junction.
He was born April 30, 1923, in Carthage, N.Y., the son of Joseph and Ethel (Lewis) St. Peter.
He attended school in Harrisville, N.Y.
He married Dorothy Ellis on July 24, 1942, in North Quincy, Mass.
Mr. St. Peter established White River Structural Steel, which he operated for many years. After moving to Fairlee in 1976, he founded Ely Door Co. in 1981 which he operated until retiring in 2002.
He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving during World War II in the South Pacific as a Marine Raider.
He was a member of United Brethren F&AM Lodge 21 in White River Junction and the Mount Sinai Shrine in Montpelier, and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars 2571 in White River Junction.
Mr. St. Peter enjoyed hunting, fishing and painting.
Survivors include his wife of Fairlee; two sons, Paul St. Peter of Fairlee and H. Bruce St. Peter of Grantham, N.H.; two brothers, Robert St. Peter of Belmont, N.H., and Delano St. Peter of Loon Lake, Wash.; a sister, Kathleen St. Peter of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Earl, Neil and Maitland St. Peter.
The graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Vermont Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Randolph Center.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shrine Maple Sugar Bowl Game, P.O. Box 820, Lebanon, N.H., 03766.
Arrangements are under the direction of the direction of the Knight Funeral Home in White River Junction.