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John M. Wilson Poirier, Jr

John M. Wilson Poirier, Jr
  • February 4, 1947 - July 31, 2018
  • Charleston, South Carolina

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“So sorry to hear of his passing. We were a pair for a while in school and afterwards. He was always so pleasant and nice to be around. He will surely...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Susan Paige ( Preston) - FL

“My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. I remember and can still hear "Butchie's" Laugh. We call it the Heart Poirier Laugh. I have comfort...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Linda LeClair-LeBlanc - FL

“I have such wonderful memories of working with John. Always a gentleman and it always felt like a great accomplishment to initiate a real belly...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Fay Grant Brittingham - Coworker

“God Bless you all. So sorry to hear of the loss in your family. My love and prayers are with you all.With and in God's Blessing,Your Cousin Joanne ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Joanne Stuart (LeClair) - FL

“Haven't seen you in years. I am very saddened to hear of Butchie's passing. I always remembered him and all in his family. You were always in my...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Lila Cooper - Spring Hill, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. We always enjoyed talking with John when we saw him at Dottie's and also at T-Bones. He will be...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Lloyd & Amy Edwards - SC - Friend

“An old boss and friend that we will miss. Diane use to crack him up and really get him laughing. It's funny that every time we see steamers we think...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: James Goetz - Manchester, CT

“Uncle John you are funny nice I remember all the fun times with you and gram IN Boston xo ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: Heidi Townsend - Newburyport, MA

“Uncle John you are funny nice I remember all the Funtime you and Graham and me IN Boston xo ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Heidi Townsend - Newburyport, MA

“John was a sure and steady presence in our high school class. He was a gentleman and a friend. Rest in peace, old pal. ”
10 of 13 | Posted by: Dennis Perry - Sanbornville, NH

“Uncle John you are funny nice I remember all the fun times with you and gram IN Boston xo ”
11 of 13 | Posted by: Heidi Townsend - Newburyport, MA

“We're so very sorry to see that John has passed. My husband Don grew up in the same neighborhood as John and I was a classmate of John's. We extend...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Don & Dottie (Dupray) Greenleaf - MA

“So sorry for your loss. I graduated IHS Class of 1965 with John. Always so pleasant and a gentleman.:( ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Cathy (Saulnier) Girard


John M. Wilson Poirier, Jr., 71, of Charleston, South Carolina, died July 31, 2018. The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 16, 2018 in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway from 4:00 until 6:00 pm.

John was born February 4, 1947 in Ipswich, Massachusetts, son of the late John Murdock Wilson Poirier and the late Pauline Saulnier Poirier.

He is survived by his daughter, Michelle Poirier Harris of Hanahan, SC and his son, John M. Wilson Poirier, III of Rockton, IL; four grandchildren, Wyatt Harris, John M. Poirier, IV, Tristan A. Poirier and Micah Poirier; siblings, Karen Poirier, Dana Poirier, Anne Poirier, Sheila McKay, Vincent Poirier and Barbara Fossa; and former spouse and dear friend, Dottie Karst of Mount Pleasant, SC. He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Suzie Poirier.