Pierre died on 5 November 2006 in Aurora, Illinois and is buried in Lincoln
Memorial Park. He is survived by his son John P. St. Pierre. Roland was born on
22 October 1931 in Wilkensburg, Pennsylvania. His first submarine was the USS Tiru SS-416, reporting aboard in February 1951
as a Seaman from Submarine Squadron One. He served aboard Tiru until his transfer to the USS
Scabbardfish SS-397 in May 1952. He later served on the USS Greenlet ASR-10.
Roland was a member of VFW Post 7452 and Moose Lodge 400 in Aurora.