FARMINGTON – Richard F. Pomerleau, 65, of Crash Road in Jay, died Friday afternoon, May 1, at Franklin Memorial Hospital, where he had been a patient since Wednesday.

He was born on March 20, 1944, in Jay, the son of Eugene and Alma (Pomerleau) Pomerleau Sr. He went to Jay High School.

On Jan. 24, 1970, in Riley, he married Betty Ann Hodge.

He worked in the shoe shops of Livermore Falls and Wilton. In 1988, he and his wife bought The Laundry Room in Jay.

Richard enjoyed farming, horses and his tractor. He was a kind and loving man, a devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.

He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Betty Pomerleau, of Jay; three daughters, Michelle Pomerleau of Jay, Theresa DeMillo and her husband, Tony, of Jay, and Lisa Stevens and her husband, Jon, of Fayette; one son, John Oliver and his wife, Judith, of Washington, D.C.; eight grandchildren; three brothers, Eugene Pomerleau Jr. of Livermore Falls, Norman Pomerleau and his wife, Honey, of Jay, and Tony Pomerleau of Jay; four sisters, Virginia Pomerleau of Farmington, Pauline Jepson and her husband, Harlen, of Wilton, Vivian Burhoe of Jay, and Geraldine Bibeau and her husband, Rene, of Jay; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his brother, Roland Pomerleau; his sister, Jeannette Garrow; sisters-in-law, Eileen and Christine Pomerleau; and his brother-in-law, Bryce Burhoe.

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