William C. Poignonnec, age 57 passed away January 8, 2014 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Center after a long ten year fight with cancer.
Mr. Poignonnec was born in Milltown, NJ and was a graduate of New Brunswick High School in New Brunswick, NJ. After high school he attended Middlesex County College where he earned his Business Degree, during this time he worked for the Milltown Public School System and worked as an official in several high school sports. He married his wife Joyce in September of 1978 and shortly after took a job at New Brunswick Scientific where he worked for eight years before becoming a letter carrier for the United States Postal Service in his hometown of Milltown, NJ, a job he did for 20 years before being diagnosed with cancer.
Mr. Poignonnec and his wife Joyce relocated to Wilmington, NC in January of 2005 to be with his son and grandson.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years Joyce A. Poignonnec, a son William P. Poignonnec and a grandson Billy Poignonnec.
He left this world with faith and courage never wavering. He will be tremendously missed.
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