Joseph N. “Leo” St. Onge

Joseph N. “Leo” St. Onge

Joseph N. “Leo” St. Onge, 89, of North Smithfield, passed away peacefully on August 22, at the St. Antoine Residence.

He was the loving husband of Louise F. (Zajas) St. Onge. Born August 1, 1929, in Woonsocket, he was the son of the late William & Irene (Purusse) St. Onge.

Leo was employed as a assistant traffic manager for various Dye Work Co’s in the Blackstone Valley area, retiring in 1992. He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He was a member of the American Legion Post #85. His favorite hobbies included, sports, trout fishing, playing cribbage and solitaire. Leo and Louise loved camping, spending vacations along the east coast from Miami to So. Carolina. In 1988 they became summer residents at the Holly Tree Campground in So. County. He attended Mount St. Charles Academy.

Besides his wife, he leaves a sister, Lorraine Bachand, of Absecon, N.J., and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother, Rene St. Onge. Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Service on Friday, Sept. 7, at 11 a.m., in the Kubaska Funeral Home, 35 Harris Ave. Woonsocket. Burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Jude’s Children’s hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN. 38105.