NEW BEDFORD — Norbert E. St. Pierre, age 87, of New Bedford, passed away on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at St. Luke's Hospital following a brief illness. He was the husband of the late Clotilde (Pereira) St. Pierre.

Born in New Bedford, the son of the late Elie and Flora (Dion) St. Pierre, he was a lifelong resident of the city.

Mr. St. Pierre was a United States Army Veteran having attained the rank of Corporal.

He had worked in the Department of Public Works for the City of New Bedford until his retirement. He previously worked for Continental Screw for 15 years.

Norbert enjoyed watching war movies, westerns and the Boston Red Sox. He was also fond of fishing and trips to the casinos. In earlier years, he was a member of the Sharpshooters.

His family includes a son, Russell St. Pierre and his wife Patricia of Acushnet; a grandson, Russell St. Pierre; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a sister, Jeannette Reynolds.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017 from 9-11 am with a Funeral Service at 11 am in the ROCK FUNERAL HOME, 1285 Ashley Blvd., New Bedford. Burial will follow in Pine Grove Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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