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Joseph “Skip” A. Poirier, Jr.

December 18, 1940 — September 9, 2018

The funeral will be held from Brandon Funeral Home, 305 Wanoosnoc Rd., Fitchburg on Friday, September 14, with a Mass in St. Cecilia’s Church, Leominster at 10 am. Burial will be held privately.

Calling hours will be held in the funeral home from 4-7pm on Thursday, September 13.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701

Leominster – Joseph A. “Skip” Poirier, Jr., 77, of Leominster, passed away September 9, in UMass Medical Center in Worcester.

Skip was born in Leominster on December 18, 1940 a son of the late Joseph A. and Alma (Ethier) Poirier.

He is survived by his wife Joan (Johnson) (Morin) Poirier, with whom he would have celebrated his 26thwedding anniversary with on September 11; his children, Deborah Nichols and her companion Michael of Waltham, Joseph Poirier and his wife Jaquelyn of Ashburnham, Elizabeth “Betsy” McGregor and her companion Curt of Winchendon; step children, Barry Morin and his wife Karen of Dracut, Kevin Morin and wife Sharon of Dracut, Jeffrey Morin and his companion Jennifer Fossarelli of Methuen; grandchildren, James McGregor, Michele Young, Keli Poirier, Travis McGregor, Joseph P. Poirier, Jr., Michael, Nicole, Hunter and Jeremy Morin; many nieces and nephews.

Skip was predeceased by his siblings, Lawrence Poirier, Pauline O’Malley, Elaine Mills, and his beloved daughter Melissa Poirier.

For 42 years he was employed by the City of Leominster’s Department of Public Works, retiring in 2005 as a Foreman.

Skip was a life member of the Leominster Sportsmen’s Association


Skip had a lifelong interest in antique cars and enjoyed day trips with his wife Joan to take in the New England scenery. Skip loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.


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