Reginald R. Pomerleau

AUBURN – Reginald R. Pomerleau, 81, of Greene, passed away peacefully, Friday, Jan. 14, 2022, surrounded by his family, following a courageous battle with cancer. He was born May 24, 1940, in Livermore, the son of Omer Pomerleau and Alfreda (Michaud) Breton. He attended Livermore Falls schools and joined the U.S. Navy in June 1957, where he served as a photographer aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt and the USS Compass Island, until his retirement in 1980. He married Sheila Lane in Livermore and they had four sons, Barry, Gary, Reginald, and Jack. Reginald was a member of the American Legion Post #135 in Sabattus where he enjoyed playing cribbage and exchanging military stories with his friends. He was a skilled craftsman and enjoyed woodworking in his free time; he sometimes would spend years hand carving a single project. He is survived by his sons, Barry Pomerleau of Lisbon Falls, Gary Pomerleau and wife Patricia of Tennessee, Reginald Pomerleau Jr. of Florida, and Jack Pomerleau of Lisbon Falls, 8 grandchildren, Barry Jr., Kristina, Ashley, Heather, Meagan, Paige, Zachary and Danielle, his brothers, Lawrence Pomerleau of Greene, and Laurie Pomerleau of Billerica, MA., his sister Dorian Pomerleau of Leeds, and 13 great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his daughter, Brenda, brothers, Omer Jr., Roland “Babe”, and Henry Pomerleau, sisters, Rita Dubois and Laurette Bryant Beaulieu. Messages of condolence may be sent to:

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated 11 a.m., on Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, at St. Rose of Lima Church, 1 Church Street, Jay, Maine. Visiting hours will be held from 4-7 p.m., on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022, at FINLEY FUNERAL HOME, 15 Church Street, Livermore Falls, Maine. Interment with Full Military Honors will be held at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at Holy Cross Cemetery, 445 Park Street, Livermore Falls, Maine.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to: Mission 22, 694 North Larch Street, #910, Sisters, Oregon 97759 or online:

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