Andrew C. Poulin, 91, died September 18, 2008, at Hanover Hill Healthcare Center following a brief illness.
He was born in Manchester, on September 8, 1917, the son of Lucien and Rosalia (Neveu) Poulin and has resided in Manchester all of his life.
He was educated in local schools and later worked at the Fort Devens Motor Pool during WWII.
He owned and operated Manchester Engine Rebuilders for 35 years.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, camping, traveling, and tinkering with electronics.
Members of his family include his wife of 44 years, Rita I. (Cabana)
Poulin of Manchester; two daughters, Mrs. Lawrence (Sandra) Bradshaw of Merrimack and Mrs. Paul (Gale) Dandurand of Manchester; a son, Gary L. Poulin of Auburn, NH; four step-daughters, Barbara Gagnon of Hooksett, Pauline Cote of Florida, Cecile Beliveau of Manchester, and Karen Bienvenue of Allenstown; 8 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
In His Life: He was predeceased by his first wife, Stella (Rozmus) Poulin in 1959; a son, Andrew D. Poulin in 1991; a sister, Irene Perretti in 2006; a brother, Leo Poulin in 1985 and 2 step-sons, Albert Gaudette and Richard Gaudette in 2008.
A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated on Monday, September 22, 2008 in Blessed Sacrament Church, 14 Elm St., Manchester, NH. Urn burial was in St. Hedwig Cemetery, Bedford, NH.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH, 03110.