Lauren  L ” Laure”   St  Pierre passed  away peacefully at Stratford General Hospital on  December  25, 2013  after  24  active  years  as  a  young  woman  with  Progeria.  She  was  loved  and  supported  by  her  mom,  Lucinda,  and  her  brother,  Raphe.  Laure  touched  the  lives  of  many  cousins  and  their  families: Catharine  and  Lanny  Huff,  Picton, ON, Christina and  Nick  Nikolaiczuk, Picton, ON,  Melinda  and  late  Ron  Sharpe,  Wellington, ON,  Carolyn  and  Dr.  Joe  Burley,  Kingston, ON,  Sherry  and  late  Harry  Macdonald,  Wellington, ON, Glenda  and  Chuck  Calnan,  Burnaby,  BC, and  Laurie  and  Jeff  Nevin,  Lucan, ON.  Her medical challenges brought her to the care of many talented doctors, including Dr. Glenn Berall and Dr. Christopher Sowton, Toronto, ON and Dr.  Laurel Moore, Stratford, ON.  This year Laure realized her dream to have a job.  She worked hard for the Stratford-based charity, CHANGE HER WORLD, raising money to support schooling for girls in Malawi, Africa. Family and Friends are invited to the funeral service on Monday, December 30th, 2013 at 2:30 p.m., with visitation one hour prior at the W. G. Young Funeral Home 430 Huron Street., Stratford. Rev. Carol Hamilton will officiate.  As expressions of sympathy memorial donation may be made to Change Her World through the funeral home