Miguel ‘Mig’ Ernest Poirier death, 22-year-old young Moncton man passed away suddenly

Miguel Ernest Poirier has passed away. (Source: Facebook)
Miguel Ernest Poirier has passed away. (Source: Facebook)


Miguel “Mig” Ernest Poirier, a former Yarmouth Jr A Mariner and Canadian Tire Cup Champion from Moncton, passed away on January 10, 2024, at the tender age of 22. In this article, we reflect on the remarkable life and achievements of Miguel Poirier, remembering the impact he left on both the sport and those who knew him.

Miguel Ernest Poirier passed away

With heavy hearts, we share the heartbreaking news of the passing of Miguel Ernest Poirier. His departure leaves a profound void that will be deeply felt by his grieving parents, Jean-Marc and Charline Poirier of Saint-Antoine, and his sister, Danie Martin of Moncton. Alongside them in sorrow is his brother, Gabriel of Saint-Antoine, and his cherished niece, Ellie. Miguel’s memory will forever be cherished by his maternal grandparents, Ernest and Angela Gray of Saint-Louis, and his paternal grandparents, Fernand and Gilberte Poirier of Aldouane. In this time of mourning, the extended family, including several uncles, aunts, and cousins, join together to support one another and honor the indelible mark Miguel has left on their lives.

Who was Miguel Ernest Poirier?

Miguel Ernest Poirier, a skilled hockey player, left an indelible mark on the sports community as a former Rambler, Yarmouth Jr A Mariner, and Canadian Tire Cup Champion with the Kent County Junior Hockey Club. Despite his youth, at the age of 22, Miguel’s influence extended far beyond the rink, touching the lives of many.

Known for his kindness, Miguel’s character was marked by a profound gentleness that created a comforting and inviting atmosphere wherever he went. His bright smile and natural charm not only endeared him to his athletic teammates but also brought joy to everyone fortunate enough to have crossed paths with him.

Miguel’s generosity knew no bounds; he was distinguished by his altruism and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the world. His actions spoke volumes about his commitment to others, and his benevolent spirit left a lasting impression on the hearts of those around him.

Funeral Arrangements

Visitation arrangements have been made for friends, family, and well-wishers to pay their respects to Miguel Ernest Poirier at the Saint-Antoine l’Ermite Roman Catholic Church Slumber Room in Saint-Antoine.

The visitations are scheduled to take place on Wednesday, January 17, 2024, with two designated time slots: from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm and later from 5:30 pm to 6:45 pm. These moments offer an opportunity for those who knew Miguel to share memories, offer support, and come together in mourning.

A solemn funeral Mass, honoring Miguel’s life, will follow at the Saint-Antoine Church on the same day, Wednesday, January 17, 2024, commencing at 7:00 pm. The Mass provides a sacred space for reflection, remembrance, and a collective expression of grief as the community comes together to bid farewell to a cherished individual.

In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that those wishing to commemorate Miguel’s memory may make donations to support homeless individuals, underscoring his altruistic spirit and commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of others.

Reflecting on Miguel Ernest Poirier Cause of Death and Heartfelt Tributes

Amidst the somber news of Miguel Ernest Poirier’s passing, the cause of death remains undisclosed, shrouding this difficult time in a sense of mystery and sadness.

In the face of such a profound loss, those who knew and cherished Miguel, especially his friends and former hockey club, have taken to Facebook to express their deepest condolences.

Amherst Jr. ‘A’ Ramblers wrote: “The Amherst Ramblers organization are sending their thoughts to the family of former Rambler Miguel Poirier who passed away on January 10th. Miguel played parts of two seasons in Amherst from 2019 to 2021.”

Mariners Hockey wrote: “We are sadden to hear of the passing of a former Yarmouth Jr A Mariner and Canadian Tire Cup Champion Miguel Poirier. Our deepest condolences and thoughts and prayers to his friends and family during this difficult time.”

Kent Koyotes Junior Hockey Club wrote: “RIP Miguel Poirier Koyotes Forever.”

We wish him eternal peace and send our thoughts and prayers to his loved ones, family, friends. May he rest in peace.


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