OBITUARY

Sylvio St. Jean

May 5, 1924April 10, 2018
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Sylvio St. Jean, 93, of East Hartford, beloved husband of Annette (Jambard) St. Jean went to heaven on April 10, 2018 to reunite with his father, Randolph and mother, Olive (Daigle) St. Jean. He was surrounded by his loving family throughout his brief illness, who will dearly miss him. Sylvio was born on May 5, 1924 in Lille, Maine. He served in WWII as an Army Staff Sargeant, returning home to marry Annette in 1947, moving to East Hartford in 1950. He was employed at Whitney Chain for 33 years as a supervisor. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and gardening was his specialty. He loved spending time and playing cards with family and friends. He will be missed especially by his little four-legged friend “Molly” who followed him everywhere. He is survived by his loving family, his beloved wife Annette, daughter Sylvia Milne and her friend, Sal Guerrera, son Elden St. Jean and his friend Sylvia Seaver, son Rodney St. Jean and his wife Lois, son Mark St. Jean and his friend Diane Koch, five grandchildren: Judd, Tracy, Jennifer, Christopher and Dana, seven great-grandchildren: Madison, Erin, Kyle, Caitlin, Emma, Reed and Alaina. He is also survived by two brothers: Clarence and Joe, and three sisters: Edwina, Merilda and Olida. Besides his parents he was predeceased by five bothers: Roland, Conrad, Alde, Rudy, Norman, and one sister Anita. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Protectors of Animals, 144 Main St. Suite O, East Hartford CT 06118 or to a charity of the Donor’s choice. A special thank you to the staff of CB5 at Hartford Hospital, especially the nurses who showed so much compassion to our family and the great care they gave to Dad. Friends and family are invited to attend a period of visitation on Monday, April 16th, 2018, from 4pm-7pm at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT. 06108. Services begin on Tuesday, April 17th at 9am at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mary Church, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford. Burial with Military Honors will conclude services in Silver Lane Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.callahanfuneral.com

  • FAMILY

  • Randolph St. Jean, Father
  • Olive St. Jean, Mother
  • Annette (Jambard) St. Jean, Wife
  • Sylvia Milne and Sal Guerrera, Daughter and Friend
  • Elden St. Jean and Sylvia Seaver, Son and Friend
  • Rodney and Lois St. Jean, Son and his wife
  • Mark St. Jean and Diane Koch, Son and Friend
  • Mr. Sylvio St. Jean also leaves five grandchildren Judd, Tracy, Jennifer, Christopher and Dana. Seven great-grandchildren Madison, Erin, Kyle, Caitlin, Emma, Reed and Alaina. His is also survived by two brothers Clarence and Joe, and three sisters Edwina, Merilda and Olida.
    Besides his parents he was predeceased by five bothers Roland, Conrad, Alde, Rudy, Norman, and one sister Anita.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Elden St. Jean
  • Rodney St. Jean
  • Mark St. Jean
  • Christopher St. Jean
  • Dana St. Jean
  • Judd Milne

Services

  • Mass of Christian Burial Tuesday, April 17, 2018
  • Visitation Monday, April 16, 2018
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Biography

Sylvio St. Jean, 93, of East Hartford, beloved husband of Annette (Jambard) St. Jean went to heaven on April 10, 2018 to reunite with his father, Randolph and mother, Olive (Daigle) St. Jean. He was surrounded by his loving family throughout his brief illness, who will dearly miss him. Sylvio was born on May 5, 1924 in Lille, Maine. He served in WWII as an Army Staff Sargent, returning home to marry Annette in 1947, moving to East Hartford in 1950. He was employed at Whitney Chain for 33 years as a supervisor. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and gardening was his specialty. He loved spending time and playing cards with family and friends. He will be missed especially by his little four-legged friend “Molly” who followed him everywhere. He is survived by his loving family, his beloved wife Annette, daughter Sylvia Milne and her friend, Sal Guerrera, son Elden St. Jean and his friend Sylvia Seaver, son Rodney St. Jean and his wife Lois, son Mark St. Jean and his friend Diane Koch, five grandchildren: Judd, Tracy, Jennifer, Christopher and Dana, seven great-grandchildren: Madison, Erin, Kyle, Caitlin, Emma, Reed and Alaina. He is also survived by two brothers: Clarence and Joe, and three sisters: Edwina, Merilda and Olida. Besides his parents he was predeceased by five bothers: Roland, Conrad, Alde, Rudy, Norman, and one sister Anita.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Protectors of Animals, 144 Main St. Suite O, East Hartford CT 06118 or to a charity of the Donor’s choice. A special thank you to the staff of CB5 at Hartford Hospital, especially the nurses who showed so much compassion to our family and the great care they gave to Dad.
Friends and family are invited to attend a period of visitation on Monday, April 16th, 2018, from 4pm-7pm at Benjamin J. Callahan Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave., East Hartford, CT. 06108. Services begin on Tuesday, April 17th at 9am at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10am in St. Mary Church, 15 Maplewood Ave., East Hartford. Burial with Military Honors will conclude services in Silver Lane Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.callahanfuneral.com