Rita P. Morin, 1919 - 2015

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Rita P. Morin, 96, of 440 Minot Avenue, Auburn, died Friday, February 20, 2015, at St. Mary’s Regional Medical Center in Lewiston. Born in Lewiston on January 29, 1919, she was the daughter of Leon and Eugenie Thibault Pelletier. Educated in local schools, she was employed as a Fancy Stitcher in several area shoe shops, including Clark and Knapp Shoes. On June 15, 1940, she married Alpha E. Morin. Mr. Morin passed away in 1996. Rita loved family gatherings, especially at her daughter Pauline’s camp, and enjoyed camping, fishing and traveling with her husband. A longtime member of Holy Cross Church, Prince of Peace Parish, she is survived by a son, Richard and wife Claire of Lewiston, two daughters, Connie and husband Bob Charest of Lewiston, and Pauline and husband Rene Mathieu of Fayette, a sister, Jean D’Arc and husband Bill Beauchesne of Auburn, nine grandchildren; Paul and John Morin, Gary Charest, Tina Baril, Glenn Charest, Michel and David Mathieu, Steve Biron, and Donna Warren, ten great-grandchildren, and three great-great-grandchildren. Besides her parents and husband, she was predeceased by a daughter, Suzanne Biron, a grandson, Donald Charest, two sisters, Ida Blais and Lillian Arsenault, and five brothers; Leo, Jerry, Jean, Real and Rosaire Pelletier. 

Funeral Notice

MORIN, Rita P., 96, of Auburn, died in Lewiston on Friday, February 20, 2015. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Monday, 6 - 9 PM. Service will be Tuesday, 11 AM, Holy Cross Church. Interment will be in the spring, in the old section of Maine Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Augusta. Donations may be made in her memory to the Clover Manor Activity Fund, 440 Minot Avenue, Auburn, ME 04210.

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