Eric Michael Pomeroy, of Yuba City, California, passed away on October 8, 2022, at the age of 54, as the result of a tragic automobile accident.
Eric was born on October 16, 1967, in Yuba City, California. He graduated from Marysville High School and was a member of the swim team. He continued his education by earning a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and later earned his master's degree in Educational Leadership as well as his teaching and administration credentials.
Michael served 24 years in education; 10 years as a teacher for CTE, Academic and Alternative Education. He served 14 years in educational administration overseeing CTE, Workforce Development and Adult Education. At the time of his death, he was serving as the Sutter County Superintendent of Schools Assistant Superintendent of Career and Adult Education; he oversaw Sutter County One Stop, Tri-County ROP, Sutter County Adult Education and North Central Counties Consortium.
Eric was blessed with a beautiful wife, Daniela, whom he met in 2005, at Carl's Jr. in Marysville They were married in 2007, and have two outstanding daughters, Erica and Gianna. Eric's family brought him great joy. He was an amazing dad and consistently encouraged his girls to be the best at whatever they did. Erica is a skilled pianist and a competitive swimmer. Gianna plays polo for Sutter Buttes Polo. She is also a member of the UC Davis Polo Club. Eric could be found at all of the girls' events to cheer them on and coach them.
Eric served 18 years as a volunteer in a variety of community service agencies He was a former member of Rotary and Kiwanis. He was a current board member of Yuba Sutter Colusa United Way. He was a Special Olympics Swim Coach and was the President and Heath Coach of Sutter Buttes Swimming, which was dear to his heart. He also served as a CCA Official for Sierra Nevada and officiated for the CCA Swim Team in Roseville. Eric also owned a DJ business and could be counted upon to provide music to any and all events within the community as needed. He was especially fond of music and could name every song and the artist when listening to music.
Eric lived life to the fullest. He enjoyed cooking, hiking, hockey, mountain biking, skiing, swimming and white water rafting. He loved traveling with his family and they created many treasured memories together.
Eric was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Betty Pomeroy. He is survived by his wife, Daniela; daughters, Erica and Gianna; brothers, Joseph (wife Tracy), and Kevin (wife Jennifer); nieces, Daphne, Chloe and Maggie; many beloved extended family members on Daniela's side, colleagues and friends.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2022, 12 noon at Adventure Church, 876 West Onstott Frontage Road, Yuba City. Committal Service will be held at Sutter Cemetery. Reception will be held at Butte Star Ranch, 8807 S Butte Road, Sutter.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Eric's name to Sutter Buttes Swimming at sutterbuttesswimming. com.