Memorial to Lloyd Poirier


Lloyd Poirier passed away suddenly on Monday, June 29, 2009 in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

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Funeral Information:

Wake is being held at The Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr. 2:00-4:00pm and 7:00-9:00pm Wednesday July 1st
Visitation in Boisdale Cape Breton at St. Andrew's Church 7:00 -9:00pm Friday July 3rd
and 9:00-11:00 Saturday July 4th
Funeral to follow at 11:00am Burial to follow at Christmas Island Cemetary Reception to follow at Christmas Island Fire Hall

Atlantic Funeral Home,

POIRIER, Lloyd James
It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Lloyd James Poirier, 52, of Lower Sackville on June 29, 2009. Born in Grand Narrows, Cape Breton, Lloyd was a son of George and Michaelina "Mickey" (MacInnis) Poirier. Lloyd was employed by Air Canada and other airlines for the past 30 years. He was predeceased by his parents and an infant brother. Lloyd is survived by his loving wife of 27 years, Miriam (MacLean); daughters, Leslie, Vancouver, B.C. and Tara, Lower Sackville; sister, Glenda (Allen) Roberts, Salt Springs; brothers, Daniel (Judy), Glace Bay and Kevin, Oshawa, Ont.; loving aunt, Sister Catherine "Tootsie" MacInnis and a number of nieces and nephews. Also long-time friend, Peter. Lloyd loved being surrounded by family and friends at special gatherings. His pride and joy were his two daughters. Also very important to Lloyd was his umpiring family. Lloyd was an avid fastball fan and was very involved in his passion of umpiring; as a Level 5 umpire, he umpired numerous tournaments locally, nationally and internationally over the past 20 years. The remains have been jointly entrusted to the care of Atlantic Funeral Home, Lower Sackville and W.J. Dooley Funeral Home in North Sydney. Visitation will take place today (July 1) from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. in Atlantic Funeral Home, 125 Sackville Dr., Lower Sackville and in St. Andrew's Church, Boisdale, Cape Breton on Friday, July 3 from 7-9 p.m. and on Saturday, July 4 from 9-11 a.m. followed by the funeral mass at 11 a.m., Father Francis Cameron officiating. Burial will take place following the funeral in St. Barra Cemetery, Christmas Island. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia or a charity of your choice.


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