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61 South Road
P.O. Box 1094
Enfield, CT 06082
Phone: 860-749-2244
Fax: 860-763-2815
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Michael E. "Poncho"
Provencher Sr.

August 19, 1954 – February 9, 2019

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Obituary for Michael E. "Poncho" Provencher Sr.

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Michael E. Provencher, Sr., a/k/a "Poncho" ,64, of Somers, loving husband of Robin (Randall) Provencher entered into Eternal Rest on Saturday, February 9, 2019, after a brief illness. Michael was born August 19, 1954, in Hartford, CT the son of the late Earl Sr. and Claire (Leete) Provencher. He was a graduate of Somers High School Class of 1973. After high school Michael enlisted in the United States Army where he was part of the 1st U.S. Army Pistol Team while stationed in Virginia, and was honorably discharged in 1980. He retired in 2010 from the Town of Somers as Parks Maintenance Supervisor. In the 1990's, he also enjoyed working with American Thunder Fireworks as a Pyrotechnics Professional. Mike has been a founding member of the Somers Sportsmen's Association since 1971 and has served on its Board of Trustees for the last few years. He was an NRA certified pistol, rifle and shotgun instructor, former Chairman of the Somers Republican Town Committee, former member of the Somers Civil Preparedness Committee, former chairman of the Department of Public Works Building Committee and a former Town Safety Officer. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, competitive shooting, and riding his Harley. Mike was an avid fan of the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots, but most of all he cherished his three grandsons; they were the light of his life. In addition to his wife, Robin to whom he was married 38 years he is also survived by three children, Sara Tennant and her husband, John of Stafford, Michael Provencher, II of Windsor Locks and Alyssa Provencher of Charlotte, NC; three brothers, John Provencher of Suffield, Earl Provencher, Jr. and his wife, Connie, and William Provencher and his wife, Anne all of Enfield; his sister, Karen Frantz and her husband, Jim of Agawam, MA; his sister-in-law Kim Provencher, also of Enfield; his three grandsons, Marcus Williams, of Enfield, Owen Provencher of Windsor Locks, and Ian Tennant of Stafford and several nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, from 4 pm to 8 pm at Somers Funeral Home, 354 Main St., (Route 190) Somers. A funeral service will be celebrated on Thursday, February 14, 2019, at 11 am at the Somers Funeral Home. Burial with military honors will be held in Somers Center Cemetery. Memorial contributions in Michael’s memory may be made to the Somers Sportsmen’s Association, P.O. Box 261, Somers, CT 06071. For online expressions of sympathy or directions please visit www.somersfuneralhome.com

First Visitation

When Wednesday, February 13th, 2019 4:00pm - 8:00pm
Location
Somers Funeral Home
Address
354 Main Street
Somers, CT 06071
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Service Information

When
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 11:00am
Location
Somers Funeral Home
Address
354 Main Street
Somers, CT 06071

Interment Information

When
Thursday, February 14th, 2019 12:00pm
Location
Somers Center Cemetery
Address
Battle Street
Somers, Connecitcut 06071

Affiliations


  • American

  • Army