OBITUARY: NORMAN MORIN
Norman Morin, 84, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Nashua, NH on August 1, 2012. Norman was born in Newmarket, NH on July 8, 1928. He was the son of the late Denis and Justine (Hamel) Morin. He was educated in Lowell Schools. Norman was predeceased by his first wife, Marie A. (Brisebois) Morin with whom he was married for 38 years. Norman was a resident of Nashua, NH and Merrimack, NH. He was a World War II veteran serving on the USS Bristol and the USS Hanson. After his discharge from the Navy in 1950, Norman worked for Merrivale Casket Co. and continued on with Batesville Casket Co. for 42 years until he retired in 1993. He was currently a part-time driver for NAPA Auto Parts.
Norman was a kind and gentle man and a devoted family man. He was a hard worker, always ready to lend a helping hand. He loved having a good time. If you were Norman’s friend, you were his friend for life. He loved his family and friends and all of the special memories that were made thru the years. Norman was an avid lover of the White Mountains where he has vacationed every year in October for the past 23 years with family and friends.
Norman will be greatly missed by all. Norman is survived by his wife of fourteen years, Linda Dillon-Morin, his 3 daughters Linda Pelletier and her husband Gerry of Nashua, NH, Madeleine Grove and her husband Richard of Huntington, IN, Denise Gordon and Joe Eichberger of Virginia Beach, VA, and 1 son, Denis Morin, of Ft. Wayne, IN. His wife Linda’s children, Anna Dillon and Justin Landry of Francestown, NH, Donna and Jack Denver of Merrimack, NH, Ted and Kelly Dillon of Merrimack, NH, and Scott and Ami Dillon of Merrimack, NH. Nine grandchildren, Michael Pelletier, Michele Thompson, Joshua Gordon, Ryan Wall, Alex Morin, Ian Gordon, Colby Gordon, Nancy Grove and Amy Prodouz. He also has 19 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by 2 brother-in-laws and a sister-in-law Joseph Menard and Pauline Menard, and Weston (Sam) Warriner.
Several nieces, nephews and cousins
Norman was a lifetime member of the V.F.W. Nashua, NH, American Legion Post, Nashua, NH and the National Club, Nashua, NH. He was an avid sports fan where he greatly enjoyed seeing the Red Sox finally win the World Series in 2004 and 2007 and the 3 time Super Bowl Champions the N.E. Patriots.
SERVICES: Visiting hours will be held Sunday, August 5, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 PM in the Anctil-Rochette & Son Funeral Home, 21 Kinsley St., Nashua. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday, August 6, 2012 in Blessed John XXIII at Infant Jesus Church, 121 Allds St., Nashua at 11:00 AM. Burial will follow in St. Louis Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Biznet Inc. PO Box 6192, Virginia Beach, VA 23456, in honor of Ian Gordon, West Neck ICF.