Edward G. Poulin, 76 of China died unexpectedly Sunday, Mar. 4, 2012 at his residence. He was born in Winslow, Nov. 11, 1935 the son of Edward and Gloria Lessard Poulin. He received his B.S., Business Administration degree from the University of Maine in Orono and from the New Hampshire College in N.H.in 1976. He served 24 years in the U.S. Marine Corps obtaining the rank of Major. He served in the Korean Conflict and later in Vietnam from July 5, 1967 to July 14, 1968. He was a recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star. He also was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. He was a former Executive Director of the Waterville Chamber of Commerce and past-president of the United Way in Waterville. He was a member of Bourque-Lanigan American Legion Post 5 in Waterville and a member of the McCrillis-Rousseau Post 8835 VFW in Winslow. He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Vermette Poulin of China; two sons, Edward G. Poulin, III of Riverside, CA. and Russell Phillip Poulin and wife Emily of So. China; two daughters, Donna Marie Trivisonno and husband Joseph of Chesterlyn, Ohio and Linda Jeannette Dowe of Augusta; two brothers, Larry Poulin and wife Maureen of Schenectady, N.Y. and David John Poulin of Oregon; nine grandchildren; and by many nieces and nephews. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Sat., Mar. 10, 2012 at St. John the Baptist Church, 26 Monument St., Winslow, Me. Committal services and burial with military honors will be in the new Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 163 Mt. Vernon Road in Augusta, at 12 noon Tues., Mar. 13, 2012. Arrangements are with Gallant Funeral Home, 10 Elm St., Waterville, ME.