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OLD TOWN - Francis L. "Butch" Morin, 77, died peacefully June 17, 2015 at his daughter's residence with family by his side. He was born March 9, 1938 in Old Town a son of Albert Leo and Bernice Marie (LeBretton) Morin.

Butch grew up on French Island and graduated from Old Town High School class of 1956. He was employed at the PCF, the brush handle for a few years, then for the next 30 years he was employed by the Department of Transportation. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus, and the Elks where he was a Past Exalted Ruler. He enjoyed bowling in the KC League, puttering in his wood working shop, and taking cruises. He enjoyed the outdoors while fishing or duck hunting.

He is survived by three children Rebecca Cosenze and her husband Anthony, Chris Morin and his wife Amy Cyr, and Lisa Stilley and her husband Stewart all of Old Town, six grandchildren Christopher Cosenze, Zachary Moeller, Nicholas Moeller, Megan Morin, Devan Morin, and Mya Rouse, and a close friend Betty Collins of Old Town.

He was predeceased by his wife Mary Lou in 2007.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10AM Friday June 26, 2015 at Parish of the Resurrection, Holy Family Church, Old Town. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Immediately following the committal services at the cemetery, all are invited to return to the Parish Hall for a light luncheon and continued fellowship. Memorial contributions may be made to Parish of the Resurrection 429 Main St Old Town 04468 or to Hospice of Eastern Maine c/o EMHS Foundation P.O. Box 931 Bangor, ME 04402
Published on  June 20, 2015
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