The Cape Breton Highlanders
Edward F. Poirier

Edward F. Poirier

Edward F. Poirier -

The family of Edward F. Poirier received word of his death in Abbington, Mass., on Dec. 7th 2003.

Born in New Waterford, Eddie was the son of the late Christine and Francis Poirier: He served with the Cape Breton Highlanders in the Second Wor1d War.

He is survived by daughter Sheila Vaninetti, Sydney; brother, Ernest Poirier; sisters, Hilda MacKinnon, Alice Muise, Anna Burke, Janet Kyle and Julia Boudreau, all of New Waterford.

He was predeceased by his wife, Ethel, brothers, Edgar. Wil fred and Bill, sisters, Effie. Katie, "Mary Jane, Elizabeth and Lucy.

Burial took place Dec. 13, 2003, at St. James, Whitman, Mass.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Mount Carmel Church, New Water-ford.