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Rhea (Martineau) Pomerleau

April 30, 1930 ~ December 27, 2019 (age 89)


DRACUT—Rhea (Martineau) Pomerleau, age 89, passed away on December 27, 2019 at Lowell General Hospital with her loving family by her side.  She was the beloved wife of the late Raymond J. Pomerleau.  


Born in Manchester, NH on April 30, 1930, she was a daughter of the late Ernest and Ophelia Martineau.  Rhea graduated from Manchester High School, and following her education went on to become Vice President of Finance for Wang Laboratories.  


In her free time, Rhea enjoyed dancing, especially line dancing, square dancing, and ballroom dancing.  She also enjoyed playing bingo, sewing and crocheting, and was an active member of the Dracut Senior Center.  Above all else though, Rhea loved her family, and cherished every moment she got to spend with them.


Surviving Rhea are her two children, Richard P. Rheault of Plant City, FL, Robert R. Pomerleau and his wife Linda of Dracut; her daughter-in-law, Kathleen Pomerleau of Billerica; her six grandchildren, Christine Patenaude, Cassandra Rheault, Robert R. Pomerleau, Jr., Deborah M. Nordstrom, Scott Pomerleau, and Jonathan Pomerleau, as well as her five great grandchildren, and many dear friends. 


Rhea was predeceased by her first husband, Eliode Rheault in 1956.  She was also the mother of the late Richard L. Pomerleau, and grandmother of the late Christopher Pomerleau.


Arrangements:  Friends and family are invited to call at the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., Dracut on Monday, December 30th from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m.  Her Funeral Service will be held at St. Marguerite D’Youville Church, 1340 Lakeview Ave., Dracut on Tuesday at 10 a.m.  Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford.

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December 30, 2019

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Dracut Funeral Home
2159 Lakeview Avenue
Dracut, MA 01826

Funeral Mass
December 31, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Marguerite Church (Lakeview Ave, Dracut)

December 31, 2019

11:15 AM
St. Joseph Cemetery
96 Riverneck Road
Chelmsford, MA 01824

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