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Edward A. St Jean
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1924
West Warwick
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1993
Warwick
Kent County
Rhode Island, USA

Edward A. St. Jean, 68, of Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, died Monday at home shortly after being stricken.
A resident of Warwick for the past 27 years, he was born in West Warwick on August 16, 1924, a son of the late Joseph and Anna (Tardiff) St. Jean.
He served in the Navy for over 20 years before retiring as a Chief Petty Officer in 1964. He taught the ROTC program in Georgia Tech University for over three years.
While in the navy, Mr. St. Jean was part of the Naval Expeditionary Force that helped establish the first radio communication in Antarctica.
He served in World War II and the Korean Conflict and was a member of the American Legion Airpost No. 61 of Warwick.
He is survived by a sister, Rose Olivier of Wakefield and a number of nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Emile St. Jean.
The funeral will be at 10 a.m. tomorrow in the R. Potvin and Son Funeral Home, 45 Curson Street, West Warwick, with a military burial at Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

Pawtuxet Valley Daily Times - April 16, 1993

The funeral of Edward A. St. Jean, 68, of Greenwich Avenue, Warwick, took place yesterday in the R. Potvin & Son Funeral Home, West Warwick, with Deacon Laurence Gagnon officiating. Burial with military honors was in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, Exeter, where Deacon Gagnon offered the committal prayers in the chapel.
The Rhode Island National Guard accorded a tribute where three volleys were fired and taps were sounded for the World War II and Korean War Navy veteran.
Active bearers were John Regan, John Regan, Jr., Charles and Brian Olivier.
Mr. St Jean, the son of the late Joseph and Anna (Tardiff) St. Jean, died Monday at home shortly after being stricken.

Pawtuxet Valley Daily Times - April 16, 1993

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph St. Jean (1889 - 1962)
  Anna Tardiff St. Jean (1896 - 1942)
 
 Siblings:
  Emile G. St Jean (1920 - 1981)*
  Rose St. Jean Olivier (1921 - 2000)*
  Edward A. St Jean (1924 - 1993)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
CPO US Navy
World War II Korea
 
Burial:
Rhode Island Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Exeter
Washington County
Rhode Island, USA
 
Created by: McCrea-Brady
Record added: Apr 10, 2013
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Edward A. St Jean
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Edward A. St Jean
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