Born in Lowell, he was the youngest of 7 children of the late Eugene and Clara Poulin. He graduated from St. Joseph’s High School in Lowell with the class of 1940.
He proudly served with the U.S. Army during WWII in the European Theatre and was awarded a Purple Heart.
Roger owned and operated Interstate Batteries of S. E. Mass until his retirement in the early 1990’s.
He was a communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church and a dedicated Bingo volunteer for many years.
Roger was a charter member of the Tyngsboro-Dunstable Rotary Club, the VFW and the DAV. He enjoyed golfing, playing cards and going to Foxwoods.
He is survived by a son, Russell Poulin of Tyngsboro and his partner, Patrick Bigley of Chelmsford; two daughters, Suzanne Kittle of Nashua and Michele Poulin of Nashua; six
grandchildren, Brent Mullins, Eric Mullins and his wife Sally Mullins, Wendy Mullins-Daley, Kenneth Poulin and his wife Nicole Poulin, Andrea Poulin and her husband, Gary Gomlak, and Rebecca Long and her husband, Jeffrey Long; ten great grandchildren, Tessa Mullins, Bryce Mullins, Rachel Mullins, Parker Mullins, Jack Daley, Grayson Daley, Stella Poulin, Violet Poulin, Cooper Long and Madyson Long and many nieces and nephews.
He was the father of the late Kenneth A. Poulin of Derry, NH who died in October of 1990 and Marlene Poulin of El Segundo, CA, who died in January of 2008.
Visiting hours Wed. 3 to 7 P.M. Funeral Thurs. at 10A.M. from the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, with a funeral Mass at 11A.M. at St. John the Evangelist Church. Burial in the Tyngsboro Cemetery, Tyngsboro. Memorials may be made in his name to Guiding Eyes for the Blind, 611 Granite Springs Rd., Yorktown Heights, NY 01598 or the Perkins School for the Blind, 175 N. Beacon St., Watertown, MA 02472. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.