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Roland G. Poirier

February 15, 1945 — March 24, 2014

SWEET HOME, ORE. - Roland G. Poirier, 69, passed away Monday, March 24, 2014. He was born in Willow Bunch, Saskatchewan, Canada on February 15, 1945, to Maurice and Lorraine (Forcier) Poirier.

He lived in Canada, New Hampshire, Sweet Home, Ore. and Florida. In 2001, he returned to live in Sweet Home, Oregon. Roland married Rebecca Gunseth in Sweet Home in 2003. He enjoyed selling food at the fairgrounds, camping, was a handyman and could fix just about anything, and loved spending time with his family.

Roland is survived by his wife, Rebecca Poirier; children, Robert and wife, Donna Poirier, and Richard Poirier, both of Sweet Home; Roxanne Poirier of Florida; step-son Cody Gunseth of Sweet Home; step-daughters, Shawna Gunseth of Sweet Home, and Jamie Gunseth of New Hampshire; sisters, Paulette Poirier of Canada, Lucille Noah of Sweet Home, Carmen Van Blarcom and Jeanne Duval, both of New Hampshire; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his first wife Keitha Poirier in 2000.

No services are planned at this time. Contributions may be made in his name to Samaritan Evergreen Hospice in Albany, Oregon. Sweet Home Funeral Chapel is handling arrangements.

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