Zenon R. St. Laurent, 108, Portsmouth — area's oldest resident


Zenon (Babe) R. St. Laurent, 108, of Portsmouth, died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Warren Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center after a brief illness.

Born on July 19, 1904 in Fall River,he was the son of the late Victorien and Lenore St. Laurent. He was the husband of the late Lillian Bouchard.

Mr. St. Laurent owned and operated St. Laurent 5 & 10 store in Island Park for many years. He was a volunteer and active member of the Portsmouth Senior Center. His hobbies were dancing, playing pool, cards, and guitar. He was the father of the late Joseph (Neil) St. Laurent of Portsmouth.

He is survived by his grandchildren, J. Neil St. Laurent of Virginia, Ronald R. St. Laurent  of Arkansas, Elaine E. Barker of Florida, Denise A. Medeiros of Little Compton, Janet S. Clark of Maine, and Dennis N. St. Laurent of Portsmouth. He was also the grandfather of the late Paul R. St. Laurent of Portsmouth and the late Richard J. St. Laurent of Portsmouth. He also leaves 25  great grandchildren and many great-great grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held on Sunday, March 24, from 2-5 p.m. in the Connors Funeral Home, 55 West Main Road, Portsmouth.

His funeral will be held on Monday, March 25, at 10 a.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, 2836 East Main Road, Portsmouth.

Condolences, information and directions available at www.memorialfuneralhome.com.



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