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YOUNGSTOWN – A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at noon on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at Christ Our Savior Parish, St. Nicholas Church, for Brandon Gregory St. Pierre, 21, who died unexpectedly on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013.

Brandon was born July 1, 1991, the son of Gregory St. Pierre and Jodi and Glenn Fear.

Brandon was a 2010 graduate of Cardinal Mooney High School. He currently was a Junior at Youngstown State University, majoring in Economics.

Brandon played Struthers Little Wildcat football, St. Nicholas basketball, football for the South Cardinals and for Cardinal Mooney High School, winning the State Championship in 2009. He took great pride in being a member of the team and a part of the Mooney family.

Brandon was a member of the Knights of Columbus, Marian Counsel, the Lake Milton Fish and Game Club, the Mahoning Trap League, and avid hunter, shooting enthusiast and outdoorsman.

Family and friends were Brandon’s world. He had a kind soul and a loving heart. His electric smile and warm personality lit up the room and will be remembered by all that knew him.

“Brandon will remain in our hearts forever.”

Brandon leaves his parents; a sister, Lindsey; a brother, Patrick; his beloved girlfriend, Kristen Basista; grandparents Charles and Norma Hempstead; grandmother Debra Fear; his aunts, Terri Hempstead (godmother), Michele (John) Chicase, Mickey and Evelyn Schepka, William and Carolyn Price, Janet Reinhart, Paula (Bill) Askin, Gerri (Jim) Badley, Yvone St. Pierre, and Joann Hulvachick; and many loving cousins, extended family and numerous friends.

Brandon was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dominc and Nancy St. Pierre; uncle Ronald St. Pierre; and great-grandparents on both sides of the family.

Family and friends will be received today, Feb. 27, 2013, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Kirila Funeral Home Inc., 258 Poland Ave. in Struthers.

On Thursday there will be a prayer service at the funeral home starting at 11:30 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Brandon’s memory.

“Have A Good One.”

Guestbook Entries

“My heart goes out to all of you. Brandon was such a special, happy, extraordinary young man. He will be missed. Rest in your faith at this time--for only Jesus can heal your pain and give you peace. We love you!”

 » Mrs. Alvera Bell on February 26, 2013

“We met Brandon through our son Jimmy, who worked with him at the Georgetown. He came over our house to swim, and was an impressive, exceptional young man. We are saddened by your loss, and our hearts truly go out to Family and Friends...”

 » Jeff and Kim Spear on February 27, 2013


“So sorry for your loss. We wish we could be there with you. All our love.”

 » Anita&John Sikra on February 28, 2013


“With all my love to the family his memory will be continued through his team mates and collegues. He is now with the angels guiding his every move shinning down upon us all. He is apart of a bigger investment with the heavens, making a path to eternity for blessings to give us his never ending love. I love you brandon. looks like you achieved first class seats. I'll see you in my chakra. you are our star. peace and love.”

 » Laura Kashdan on March 4, 2013

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