George H. Poitras, Sr. – 72

STILLWATER – George H. Poitras, Sr., 72. of Claremont Road, died Thursday at St. Mary’s Hospital, Troy, with his loving family at his side.  Born in Mechanicville, July, 14, 1940, he was the son of the late Joseph “Harry” and Josephine Simpson Poitras, Jr. and husband of 34 years of the late Linda L. Barbolt Poitras, who died in 1999. 

A 1959 graduate of Stillwater High School, he worked for Tagsons Paper Co. in Mechanicville, as a pipe fitter and other various positions, for 32 years.  He then continued and ended his career with GE Silicone, Waterford, as a silicone operator, for over 10 years before retiring.


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