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Donald Anthony St. Lawrence

February 15, 1928 - September 22, 2019

Donald Anthony St. Lawrence, 91 of Springfield, died at 9:35 am, Sunday, September 22, 2019 at Quincy Veteran’s Home. He was born February 15, 1928 in Chicago, to William J. and Blanche Stanley St. Lawrence. He married Gloria A. Kelley on March 21, 1954 and she survives.

Also Surviving are one daughter, Denise (Thomas) Craven of Springfield; two grandchildren, Erin (Brad) Martin of Springfield and Andrew Craven of Springfield; three great grandchildren, Aiden Martin, Nannette Martin and Sophia Martin; one niece; two nephews and one cousin.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one sister, Jean Marie and one daughter, Nanette.

Donald was a member of Blessed Sacrament Church. He was past District Commander of the US Power Squadron; was a member of N.E.S.W.; Island Bay Yacht Club; F.O.P. and Knights of Columbus 4th degree knight.

Don was a Medical Social Worker for the State of Illinois since 1950 and retired in 1986 after thirty six years of service. He served as a part-time Police Officer for Leland Grove
He was a US Army veteran serving during WWII.

Visitation: 5-7 pm Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at Staab Funeral Home – Springfield, with a prayer service at 5 pm.

Funeral Mass: 10:30 am, Thursday, September 26, 2019 at Blessed Sacrament Church with Reverend Ronnie Lorilla officiating. Burial will follow at Camp Butler National Cemetery, where military honors will be conducted.

Memorial contributions may be made to the U.S. Power Squadron Education Fund.

Visitation Information

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Time: 05:00 pm - 07:00 pm

Staab Funeral Home - Springfield


1109 South Fifth Street
Springfield, Illinois 62703

217-528-6461 Map

Service Information

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Time: 10:30 am

Blessed Sacrament Church


1725 South Walnut Street, Springfield, IL, 62704

(217) 528-7521 Map

Cemetery Information

Date: Thursday, September 26, 2019

Camp Butler National Cemetery


5063 Camp Butler Road, Springfield, IL, 62707

(217) 492-4070 Map

Memorial Information

Memorial contributions may be made to the U.S. Power Squadron Education Fund.

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