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Laurier Joseph Morin

May 2, 1940September 26, 2020

Laurier "Larry" Joseph Morin 1940-2020

Passed peacefully at his home in Auburn supported by family on Saturday, September 26th after being discharged from a month-long stay at Central Maine Medical Center for ongoing chronic illnesses. His family remains grateful for the level of medical expertise and compassion shown to him. A private family burial will be held at the Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Augusta.

Larry was born in Lewiston, Maine to Joseph and Cecile Josephine Couturier Morin and spent most of his life living and working in Lewiston/Auburn. He was educated in local parochial and public schools and later at Southern Maine Vocational Technical Institute. His career was in Industrial/commercial heating and air conditioning retiring in 2006 from Siemens.

He recently celebrated his wedding anniversary with his wife of 54-years, Donna Prescott Morin. The couple have four surviving children: Michelle, Michael, John and wife Melissa, and Jessica as well as three granddaughters Molly, Riley, and Lindsey. Larry is survived by his sister Vickie. He was predeceased by daughter Natalie, his parents, brother Robert, and sister Claire.

Larry was a founding parishioner of St. Phillips church of Auburn, a union member of plumbers and pipefitters local 716, and a dedicated supporter of local youth sports programs. He served in many capacities all the years his children were active in sports and coached Auburn Suburban Little League and Auburn Youth Hockey. He enjoyed meeting with his coffee/card buddies and spending his time with friends and family between his home, his camp on Taylor Pond, and Florida.

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Keith Emerson

October 3, 2020

Please send our condolence to Donna and the family .All of us at Siemens building tech will miss Larry . I personally cannot think of a nicer person to work with and shared his knowledge with all that wanted to learn HVAC trade . Larry was the most customer orientaded man I have ever meet. Always had a joke and loved his work . RIP my friend

Pauline Douglas

October 2, 2020

My condolences to Donna and the family. Larry lived a full life of kindness and caring and I'm sure those memories will help the family through the hard days ahead. I first met Larry and his sister, Vickie, when they visited a cousin in my neighborhood. We met again a few years later at Lewiston High School. I'll always remember Larry as an easy-going and caring person. He had a wonderful sense of humor. He had served as a valued member of our class reunion committee for a number of years. RIP dear friend.

Normand Jacques

October 2, 2020

I wish to extend my deepest condolences. to Donna and her family , Larry was a kind man and deeply ,devoted to his family. A giant of a man with a heart of gold, Haven't seen him since the pandemic,, but will always remember our get togethers with other friends at McDonald's . Rest in Peace Larry , you will be missed.
Norm Jacques

Leta Richards

October 2, 2020

Want to give condolences to Larry's family. He was a great man and will be missed by many. I am sure he has his wings already and checking up on his loved ones. I am proud to have known him through his sister Vicky. My sympathy to the family and to everybody that didn't know him. He was a gem.

Michael &Ruby Levesque

October 1, 2020

We want to send our deepest condolences Larry was a terrific neighbor always loved our talks Larry will certainly be missed what a fantastic husband father and grandfater he was And so proud of all his family Hugs to the entire family

Paul Dionne

October 1, 2020

To have known Larry as a friend, teammate, and schoolmate was truly a unique experience ___ and the memories of that giant of a man will keep his spirit alive and bring us joy and laughter. My thoughts, prayers and condolences are with his family -- he will not soon be forgotten.
Paul


Eric Bellavance

October 1, 2020

I have many fond memories of Uncle Larry, especially at Uncle Joe and Aunt Cecil’s camp on Beal’s Pond in Turner. He was a power house of a man who was committed to his family, friends and community. The giant of a man had a huge and compassionate heart and I know was proud of his children.

Steve Fisher

October 1, 2020

Larry was a good friend and neighbor of ours on Taylor Pond. We very much enjoyed our time with him during the summers and listening to his stories and words of wisdom. He helped us a great deal with the work we did to our camp. He always had the right tool for the job and always knew where to find it in his shed.

Our condolences to Donna and family. He will be greatly missed.

Sheila Bellavance-Harrington

October 1, 2020

I’m so sad to hear of Uncle Larry’s passing. Heaven had certainly gained an awesome angel.
I have many many fond memories of Uncle Larry. He is the kindest most gentle man I know. The best thing in the world to me was an Uncle Larry hug. I always felt safe and truly loved.
Please let me know if there is anything I can do.
Fly high Uncle Larry. Say hi to everyone for me.

Joline Gayton

October 1, 2020

Don and I send our deepest sympathy to Larry's family. May the memories of your father and the caring thoughts of others comfort you.

FROM THE FAMILY

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