Ronald Poirier, 81, of Danielson, CT passed away May 14, 2018 at home. He was born August 25, 1936 in Wauregan, CT, son of the late Bertrand and Adrienne (Meunier) Poirier.
Ronald was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church in Wauregan, CT until its closing in 2017. He enjoyed traveling throughout the United States, visiting every state more than once but never Hawaii or Alaska. He loved driving and buying cars. He worked for over 30 years in shipping at Pervel Industries and also worked for Foxwoods Casino as a Liquor supervisor.
Ronald is survived by a sister Marilyn Willard and her husband David of Wauregan; a brother Bert Poirier and his wife Ellen of Woodstock; a sister-in-law Sandi Poirier of Brooklyn; nieces Jennifer Bianca and Erica Willard; nephews Alan Poirier, Ryan Poirier, Christopher Poirier, David Willard, Randy Willard and Jason Willard; great nieces Danielle, Katie, Sofia, Alyssa, Renee and Lauran; great nephews Alex, Mason, Bryce, Andrew, Kyle, Samuel and Alex. He was predeceased by a brother Richard “Sam” Poirier.
A Calling Hour will be Thursday, May 17 from 9:30 to 10:30 AM at Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds St., Danielson, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11:00 AM at Sacred Heart Church, 620 Wauregan Rd., Wauregan, CT. Burial in Sacred Heart Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to American Diabetes Association, 306 Industrial Park Rd., Suite 105, Middletown, CT 06457. Share a memory at www.gagnonandcostellofh.com