POIRIER, Carl Joseph – passed away at Northland Pointe, Long Term Care in Port Colborne on October 7, 2018 in his 82nd year. Beloved husband for 60 years to Twila (Little) Poirier. Loving father to Mark (Nancy) Poirier, Kevin (Sue) Poirier, Carla (Sam) Luongo, Shelley (Lorenzo) Sciarra. Grandfather to Daryl (Kasha) Poirier, Amy (Josh) Schafer, Breana, Ethan Poirier, Julia, Melissa, Jenna, Jared Luongo, Brandon, Mathew Sciarra. Great-grandfather to Landon Poirier. He also leaves behind his fur pal Molly. He is survived by his sister Connie (Bill), his brothers Danny (Lois) and Larry (Joan). Carl retired from Atlas Steels after 30 years of service. He was a volunteer firefighter at Station #6, Niagara Falls and a member of Wesley United Church. We would like to thank all the wonderful staff at Northland Pointe, especially Port Place nurses, P.S.W.’s, kitchen and cleaning staff. As per Carl’s request, cremation has taken place. The family will receive friends at the H.L. Cudney Funeral Home, 241 West Main Street on Friday, October 19th from 6-8 p.m. Visitation will continue on Saturday, October 20th from 10-11 a.m. at Wesley United Church, 244 First Avenue North, Welland. The funeral service, conducted by Reverend Kim Wright, will follow at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Wesley United Church, Alzheimer Society of Niagara or the CNIB. Online condolences available at www.cudneyfuneralhome.com.