In memory of
Paul L. Pothier, age 87, passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Westfield. He was born in Stafford Springs, CT, son of the late Lester and Vivian (Brouillet) Pothier, and was educated in local schools. Paul was a retired vocational education teacher for the Veterans Administration and was a member of the Knights of Columbus. He was a communicant of Blessed Sacrament Parish and formerly a member of Holy Family Parish in Holyoke. Paul is survived by his wife of more than 53 years, Carole (Cauley) Pothier; a son, Kevin Pothier and his wife Vanessa of San Diego, CA; one grandson, Brandon Pothier; two brothers: Peter and Philip Pothier; two sisters: Katherine Westmoreland and Mary Pothier; and many nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, Paul was predeceased by two brothers: Leon and Raymond Pothier, and a sister, Martha Parsons. The funeral will be held on Monday, June 29th at 11:30 am from the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton Street, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 12 noon in Blessed Sacrament Church, 1945 Northampton Street. Burial will follow at St. Jerome Cemetery. A calling hour will be held on Monday morning from 10:30 to 11:30 am.
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