Robert C Pomeroy

Robert C. Pomeroy

Retired Partner
Robert C. Pomeroy

In Memoriam

Goodwin is mourning the death of retired partner, Robert C. Pomeroy, who practiced at the firm for over 45 years.

Robert died peacefully in his sleep in Sunday, May, 21, 2023, at his Quechee, VT home surrounded by his family, after recently being diagnosed with ALS.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sandra “Sandy” Campbell Pomeroy, his three children: Lisa Pomeroy Malik and her husband, Saleem Malik, of Atlanta, GA, Robert “Cort” Corttis Pomeroy, Jr. and his wife, Amanda Northrop, of Groton, MA, and Heather Pomeroy Kelley and her husband, Christopher Kelley, of Winchester, MA; his nine grandchildren: Campbell Malik Taylor and her husband, James Samuel Taylor, III., Jason Aslam Malik, Robert Hobie Malik, Anna Rose Pomeroy, Grace Elizabeth Pomeroy, Henry Weldon Pomeroy, Elizabeth “Liza” Campbell Kelley, Thomas O’Brien Kelley, and Amy Pomeroy Kelley; his great-granddaughter: Elizabeth “Betty” Noor Taylor; and two brothers: Gay Milton Pomeroy of Syracuse and William Jeffrey Pomeroy of Homer, NY

Bob was born September 17, 1943, in Syracuse, NY, son of Stuart and Elizabeth “Betty” (Corttis) Pomeroy. He earned a bachelor's degree from Hamilton College in 1965 and a JD from Harvard Law School in 1968. Upon graduation, he joined the Boston law firm of Goodwin Procter. As a partner, he practiced Trusts and Estate Planning until his retirement in 2013. He was a member of the Boston, Florida, and American Bar Associations, and a member of the American College of Trust and Estate Council and its local New England affiliate. He was a fellow of the American Heart Association and Trust Chairman of Planned Giving and a lifetime supporter of Hamilton College.

Bob was known for his brilliant mind, integrity, wit, and understated presence. In his retirement, Bob and Sandy found joy in travel and family vacations with their children and grandchildren. Bob loved sailing, computers, skiing, hiking, golf, bridge, and other card games, and puzzles of all kinds.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.