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Edwin L. Pominville


CROGHAN – Edwin L. Pominville, 80, of State Route 812, died Friday morning, December 20, 2013 at Oneida Extended Care. Edwin had been in University Hospital from September 29, 2013 until November 7, 2013, at which time he was transferred to Oneida Extended Care.

A funeral Mass will be said at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, December 23, 2013 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, Croghan with Rev. Daniel Chapin, Pastor, officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery in the spring. Calling hours will be from 6-9 p.m. on Sunday, December 22, 2013 at Iseneker Funeral Home, Lowville. Contributions may be made to Freedom Village USA, 5275 Route 14, Box 24, Lakemont, NY 14857.

He is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Barbara; ten children and their spouses, Charlotte and Bruce Lee of Croghan; Carol and LeRoy Carr of Harrisville; Terry and Lynne Pominville of Croghan; Brenda and Dan Bakley of Raleigh, NC; Maria and Mark Largett of Natural Bridge; Tracy and Shelly Pominville of Castorland; Roger and Amy Pominville of Croghan; Bridget and Vitali Kloster of Deltona, FL; Shawn and Laura Pominville of Clinton, NY; Travis Pominville of Croghan; four brothers and two sisters-in-law, Glenn Pominville, of Glenfield, Richard Pominville, of Glenfield, Hilary and Jeannie Pominville, of Port Leyden, Henry and Kathy Pominville of Glenfield; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Corrine Fenton, of Glenfield, Elaine and Gary Rosiczkowski of Turin, a brother-in-law, Louis Kampnich of Castorland; a sister-in-law, Bonnie Pominville of Brantingham; 40 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, and cousins. He is predeceased by a daughter-in-law, Kim Pominville; a son-in-law, Ricky Kloster; a grandson, Dana Carr; a sister, Joanne Kampnich; four brothers, Francis and George Pominville, who died at birth, Allen Pominville and Gerald Pominville.

Edwin was born on February 4, 1933, at home in Croghan, a son of the late Hilary M. and Beatrice VerSchneider Pominville. He attended Father Leo Memorial School in Croghan. Edwin worked at age 16 for Jake Moser on the farm and sugar bush. He worked for Paul Lyndaker, Sr. logging and farming, until he was drafted into the U.S. Army during the Korean War. After his service he returned to Paul Lyndaker’s. He was soon hired at the Block Mill in Croghan, NY, before being hired at the Latex Mill in Beaver Falls. On June 15, 1957, he married Barbara Theresa Brouty at the former St. Anthony’s Church, Indian River. Edwin retired from the Latex Mill after 39 years of service.

Mr. Pominville was a communicant of St. Stephen’s Catholic Church in Croghan. He enjoyed spending time with his family, especially during the holidays. Some of his most loved hobbies were gardening, bird watching, repairing and collecting clocks.

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