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Richard “Dick” L. Pommier

September 9, 1935 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 88) 88 Years Old

Richard “Dick” Pommier Obituary

Dr. Richard Louis “Dick” Pommier, 88, of Arlington, passed away peacefully at home on March 11, 2024.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10:30 AM Saturday in St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington with Rev. Gregory Jarzombek OSB officiating.  Visitation will be in the church on Saturday from 9:00 AM until time of services.  The Hurst Funeral Home in Ladd is entrusted with his funeral arrangements.

Richard was born in St. George, IL on September 9, 1935 to Leonel Joseph and Regina (Ruel) Pommier. He married Ruth Mary McDonald on June 24, 1967.  He taught English and Latin at Hall High School for 15 years.  He received a Master of Science in Education from Illinois State University, a Master of Arts Degree from University of Notre Dame, and Doctor of Philosophy in Education from Southern Illinois University.

Richard was a member of St. Patrick’s Church in Arlington, a member of the Holy Name Society and a member of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Anna, IL.  He was a reader and sang in the choir, he had a very beautiful voice. 

Richard was an active member of the Knights of Columbus, where he served as Grand Knight. He was very active in church and community.  He enjoyed painting and cooking.

Pallbearers will be Ryan Lindenmier, Jack Rooney, Paul Rooney, Bruce Smith, Tom Smith, and Scott Finders.











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March 16, 2024

9:00 AM to 10:30 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
106 Church Street
Arlington, Illinois (IL) 61312

Mass of Christian Burial
March 16, 2024

10:30 AM
St. Patrick's Catholic Church
106 Church Street
Arlington, Illinois (IL) 61312


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