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July 8, 2010

Mark W. Drouin, 45

HAVERHILL — Mark W. Drouin, 45, died suddenly Thursday, July 1, 2010 at the Lawrence General Hospital.

Born on Oct. 7, 1964 in Methuen, Mark is the son of Mary V. (Gavin) and the late Patrick A. Drouin. He was educated in the Lawrence School System and was a graduate of Central Catholic High School Class of 1982.

For 23 years, Mark worked for Verizon in Lawrence and was a Verizon Fios Installer.

Mark enjoyed golfing and was an avid Boston sports fan. In earlier years he enjoyed going fishing with his father. Mark enjoyed spending quality time with his family, especially his nieces and nephews. He will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Mark is survived and will be deeply missed by his mother, Mary V. (Gavin) Drouin of Methuen; his siblings, Ellen McGuigan and her husband David of West Newbury, Maureen Drouin of Newburyport and Michael Drouin and his wife Anne of Haverhill, and his longtime companion, Diane Beekler of Haverhill. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Katharine and her husband Kyle, Sean and his wife Kimberly and Patrick; great-nieces, Lea, and Alyssa, and great-nephews, Alec and Ethan; and one uncle, Roy Toshach of Methuen; and cousin, Joseph Toshach and family.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends may pay their respects on Tuesday, July 6 from 3 to 8 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A funeral service will take place on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home followed by burial at Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Lawrence. As an expression of sympathy, memorial contributions may be made to the Autism Speaks-Greater Boston Walk, Walk Donations Dept., 5455 Wilshire Blvd., 2250, Los. Angeles, CA 90036, c/o Alec's Army. For directions and to leave an online condolence, story or message, please visit www.pollardfuneralhome.com.