Seward E. Pomeroy, 97, of Worcester, Massachusetts died on December 16, 2020.
Born in Worcester, Massachusetts in 1923, son of Glendon M. Pomeroy and Janette (Seward) Pomeroy, he attended The Bancroft School and North High School in Worcester, MA, The Governor's Academy in Newbury, MA and Amherst College in Amherst, MA. During World War II he was stationed on board a US Navy ship in the South Pacific. He graduated from Amherst College in 1946 and began a career in business as an executive at Matthews Manufacturing in Worcester, Massachusetts. In 1960 he joined the G.E. Stimpson Company and had a long career in sales and management.
Stu Pomeroy was also an artist. In the 1950's and 1960's he drew political cartoons for the Worcester Telegram and Gazette. He also had a life-long love of photography and was well known in Central Massachusetts for his many photographic exhibits and classes that he taught. His black and white photographs of the City of Worcester were well recognized. As a retiree, he devoted time to the WISE organization and helped teach classes such as meteorology and film making to Worcester seniors. He loved traveling to new places, and especially spending time with family and friends at the ocean's edge in Quonochontaug, RI.
He was married for 62 years to Cornelia B. Pomeroy, who pre-deceased him in 2011. He leaves behind a son, Glendon Pomeroy and his wife Cynthia of Shrewsbury, MA, a daughter, Linda Roth of Roanoke, VA, and a son, Keith Pomeroy and his wife Elizabeth of Hopkinton MA. He also leaves behind six grandchildren: Dana Maglic, Alex Roth, Curtiss Pomeroy, Kendall Pomeroy, Nicholas Pomeroy and Christopher Pomeroy. Stu had one sister, Jane Pomeroy, who pre-deceased him in 2013.
A private family memorial service will be held at a future date.