Obituary of Gary J. Pouliot
Gary J. Pouliot, 69, of Columbia, passed away on Tuesday, March 29, 2022. He was the beloved husband of Mary (O’Connell) Pouliot for 42 years. Gary was born in Bridgeport to the late Roger and Claire Pouliot and grew up in the Devon section of Milford. He graduated from Jonathan Law High School and Central Connecticut State University with a marketing degree. Early in his career, he was vice president and co-owner of Northeast Copy Co. He then served as a sales executive in the granite industry for 25 years, most recently for Global Values Inc. Gary’s interests included hunting, fishing, golf and rooting for the UConn women’s basketball team. He was an excellent cook and enjoyed serving meals to friends and family. He also relished spending time at his second home in Cape Coral, FL. Gary had a sharp wit and was generous and kind with his family and friends. Besides his wife Mary, he is survived by his beloved daughter Megan Knight, wonderful son-in-law Jeffrey, and cherished granddaughter Madison. He also is survived by his brother Stephen Pouliot and his wife Janine, and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Gary’s family will receive relatives and friends at Mulryan Funeral Home, 725 Hebron Ave., Glastonbury, on Sunday, April 3, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Monday, April 4, at the Church of the Holy Family, 185 Church Street, Hebron. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Gary’s name to a charity of your choice.