POMEROY, John J. of Winthrop, passed away on October 14, 2018. He was 74 years old. Beloved husband of Karen B. (Dickson) Pomeroy. Devoted father of Sean T. Pomeroy and his wife Jennifer of Tampa, FL, the late Kristin L. Pomeroy, Adam Tucker and his wife Carrie of Larchmont, NY and Darren Tucker of Santa Monica, CA. Adored grandfather of Armand Pomeroy, Celia DeVito-Pomeroy, Keira Pomeroy, Jacob, Lucas and Sadie Tucker and Lioba and Shel Tucker. Dear brother of Francis X. Pomeroy of Winthrop, Mary Sliney of Centerville, Jean Marie of Peabody, Edward T. Pomeroy of Canton and Loretta Comeau of Reading. Also survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews. Visiting hours will be held in the Maurice W. Kirby Funeral Home 210 Winthrop St. WINTHROP, on Thurs, Oct 18, from 4-8pm. Relatives and friends are invited. Funeral Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his name can be made to the American Heart Assn. 300 5th Ave, Waltham, MA 02451. John was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving from 1962-1964. He was a former member of the Winthrop Golf Club. He was also the former owner of U.S. Roofing Co. and the Good Harbor Beach Inn in Gloucester. Recently, John was employed as a security officer at Harvard University. It was here that John took on the role as a “mentor” to the students. He thoroughly enjoyed all of his interactions and conversations he had with the students at the University. For directions and to sign his guestbook, please visit our web site at www.mauricekirbyfh.com.