Jeffrey Paul Pomerleau, 57 of Madison died unexpectedly from a heart attack in his home on November 2, 2018. He was born in Skowhegan, Maine on June 28th, 1961 . He graduated from Skowhegan Area High School in 1980. Jeff was a devoted father, grandfather, boyfriend, and a wonderful brother and son. Jeff was one of the hardest working men who would always show up to work despite sickness and pain. He was a tough guy with a don’t quit attitude. He was always the first to lend a hand! He loved spending time with his family, his beloved girlfriend, and friends. Jeff enjoyed getting outdoors for four wheeler rides, snowmobiling, or camping. He loved watching local high school football games and watching the Patriots. As a Pepe he tried to attend every one of his grandsons’ games that he could and enjoyed having them over for sleepovers. He was a funny guy who loved to give people a hard time, especially his mother. Jeff was proud to have served his country in both the Air Force and the Army. He was deployed during Operation Desert Storm. After leaving the military he moved back home and began working for J.J. Nissen until the company went out of business. Afterwards he went back to school to earn his truck driver’s license. He then found a new career as a tanker truck driver for Fabian Oil.
Jeff is survived by his mother Patricia Pomerleau Ellis; his girlfriend Rhonda Rugan of Skowhegan; his two daughters Lori Pomerleau of Skowhegan, and Patricia Ouellette and her husband Mark Jr. of Cornville; three grandsons Mark, Christian, and Asher Ouellette of Cornville; sister Cindy Worthley and husband Allen of Skowhegan; three brothers Rick Pomerleau and wife Gail of Norridgewock, Terry Ellis and wife Vanessa of East Madison, Gary Ellis and life partner Jessica Mitchell of Cornville; the mother of his daughters Sharon Palmer of Skowhegan; Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephew and Cousins. He was predeceased by his father Alton Ellis of Skowhegan; brother Stephen Pomerleau of Skowhegan; and girlfriend Debra Mathieu of Madison.
A graveside service will be held at East Cemetery on the Oak Pond Road in Skowhegan on Friday November 9th at 2:00pm. All are welcome to join the family afterwards to celebrate his life at the Federated Church in Skowhegan. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Jeff’s honor to the Somerset Humane Society PO Box 453 Skowhegan, ME 04976.
Arrangements are under the care and direction of Giberson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Madison.www.gibersonfuneralhome.com.