1922 – 2003

Farmington – Henry L. Poulin, 80, a longtime resident of Jay, died Friday, Sept. 19, at Sandy River Nursing Home following a brief illness.

He was born in St. Evariste, Quebec, on Oct. 1, 1922, the son of Henry and Catherine Plante Poulin and was educated in Canadian schools.

In 1950, he married Helen Grondin. He worked as a woodsman and a mechanic in Sherbrook, and also worked in the asbestos mines. After relocating to Jay, he worked for International Paper Company at the Otis and Androscoggin mills.

Following his retirement, he volunteered as a driver for Western Maine Transportation for 15 years.

He was a communicant of St. Rose of Lima Church in Jay, where he was an active participant in various aspects of worship.

He was a 4th Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Council #320 of Jay.

He is survived by his wife of 53 years of Jay; a brother, Paul of Montreal, Quebec; four sisters, Theresa LaBonte of St. Evariste, Jeanette Fortin of St. Methode, Candid Lauredeau of Three Rivers, Quebec and Jean D’Arc Poulin of Montreal, Quebec.

He was predeceased by five brothers, Josephat, Honorius, Rene, Armand, and Lionel; and three sisters, Mary Rose Veilleux, Isabelle Jacques and Diana Poulin.

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