GILFORD --- Roger J. Morin, 94, of 152 Old Lakeshore Road died peacefully at home on Thursday, June 18, 2020, surrounded by his loving family.
Roger was the son of the late Alphonse and Leda (Cameron) Morin. He was born on January 13, 1926, and was a lifelong resident of Laconia and Gilford.
Roger attended Laconia High School, enlisted in the U. S. Navy and served during WWII. After the war, he graduated from Wentworth Institute in Boston with a degree in electrical engineering. Roger worked for many years as an electrician at the former Laconia State School, retiring in 1988 as Plant Maintenance Superintendent.
In 1948, Roger wed Lillian J. (Mayo) Morin. The couple had four (4) children, were active members of the Catholic Church, and were married for 57 years.
Roger is survived by three (3) sons, David R. Morin and his wife Nati of Round Rock, TX, James P. Morin of Honolulu, HI, and Stephen J. Morin and his wife Alison of Gilford; a daughter, Susan A. Perreira of Reno, NV; six grandchildren, Peter Morin and Spencer Morin of Gilford, Kyle Perreira of Byron, CA, Derwin Palacpac of Austin, TX, Susan Tolentino and Christina Tao of Honolulu, HI; a brother, Rene J. Morin and his wife Aurelia of Gilford; nine great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.Roger was predeceased by his wife, Lillian J. (Mayo) Morin; an infant daughter, Ann Mary; and five brothers, Alphonse Jr, Armand, Lorenzo, Richard and Roland Morin.
Adhering to the guidelines of the State of New Hampshire and the CDC, calling hours will be held on Thursday, June 25, 2020, from 9:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. at Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH, using the Carriage House entrance, with 40 guests permitted in the Funeral Home at a time. Social Distancing is strongly encouraged and face coverings will be required.
A Mass of Christian Burial will follow the calling hours at 11:00 a.m. at St. Andre Bessette Parish – Sacred Heart Church, 291 Union Avenue, Laconia.
Burial with Military Honors will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2020, at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Garfield Street, Laconia.
Wilkinson-Beane-Simoneau-Paquette Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 603Cremations.com, 164 Pleasant Street, Laconia, NH, is assisting the family with the arrangements. For more information and to view an online memorial go to www.wilkinsonbeane.com.