Rene St. George

Received the Breath of Life
18 Dec 1926 — Chicopee MA

Called to Accept the Marist Brotherhood
26 July 1943 — Poughkeepsie NY

 Professed final vows
26 July 1949 — Poughkeepsie NY

Was Commended to God
6 Nov 1908
Pleasant View Nursing Home
Henniker NH

Mass of Resurrection
10 November 2008
St. Theresa's Church
Henniker NH

Wednesday, 12 Nov 2008
Henniker New Cemetery Cemetery
Henniker NH



 Obituary from the Holt/Woodbury Funeral Home appeared also in the Lowell Sun

CONCORD NH – Rene M. “George” St. George, 82, a resident of the Pleasant View Nursing Home in Concord, NH, a former resident of Henniker, NH and Williamstown, MA, died November 6, 2008, following a period of failing health.

He was born in Chicopee, MA, on December 18, 1926. He joined the Catholic Order of the Marist Brothers in New York at the age of 16, received his BS and MA degrees in English from Fordham University; and held positions as Principal of Central Catholic HS in Lawrence MA, Principal of St. Joseph’s HS in Lowell MA, Asst Principal of Central Catholic HS in Wheeling W. VA, and held various other teaching positions in MA and NH while living in Williamstown MA for 12 years.

He later moved to Henniker in 1993. Rene is survived by his 4 step-sons, Wayne Cofrin of Goffstown NH, William Cofrin of Londonderry NH, George “Rusty” Cofrin of Concord NH, and Michael Cofrin of Heidelberg Germany; and a step-daughter, June Bowers of Henniker NH, 1 brother, Bernard St. George of Chicopee MA; and 18 nieces, nephews, and grandchildren.

Calling hours will be held Sunday, November 9, 2008 from 6-8 PM in the Holt-Woodbury Funeral Home, and Cremation Service 19 Hall Ave., Henniker, NH.

A mass of Christian burial will be held on Monday, November 10, 2008 at 10:00 AM at St. Theresa’s Church in Henniker, NH.

Burial will be held Wednesday November 12, 2008 in Henniker New Cemetery, Henniker, NH.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Catholic Charities. 



  Latest revision:  November 20, 2008