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Wallace Pomeroy dies at age 84

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Wallace R. Pomeroy, age 84 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 in Valparaiso, Ind.

He was born February 8, 1930, in Chesterton, to Reginald and Alice (Tanner) Pomeroy.

He was married on March 22, 1970, for 43 years to Patricia Somerton, who survives of Chesterton.

He is also survived by his sons, Daniel (Kathy) Pomeroy of Chesterton, and Donald (Shari) Pomeroy of Brazil, Ind.; daughters, Katherine (Oscar) Pace of Chesterton, Peggy Pomeroy of Schererville, Ind., and Mary Pomeroy of Chesterton; step-daughter, Pam Paige of Porter, Ind.; brother, Keith (Donna) Pomeroy; sister-in-law, Carol Pomeroy of Porter; eight grandchildren, two step-grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, three step-great grandchildren and one step-great-great grandchild.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Rosie Sessa and brother Arthur Pomeroy.

Wallace was a lifelong resident of Chesterton. He worked in construction and was a member of the Chesterton Moose Lodge 1623. There will be no services at this time. Cremation will take place at Heritage Crematory in Portage, Ind.

Arrangements are being handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton.

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Posted 2/25/2014