Gerard “Gerry” Roger Morin, 93, of Manchester, passed away at Hanover Hill Health Care Center on January 12, 2022, with his family by his side after a period of declining health due to dementia.
He was born in Derry on December 20, 1928, the son of the late Alexis and Helenda (Champagne) Morin. Gerry was educated in Manchester and attended school at Ste. Marie. He was a United States Marine Corps Veteran. He had worked for many years as a foreman for Pandora Industries. Upon retiring at the age of 62, Gerry lived in Florida with his wife Madeleine for nearly 20 years, returning to NH every summer for quality family time. Gerry was a parishioner of Ste. Marie Church. He was an avid fisherman and outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, skiing, golfing, and camping with his family.
Family members include his wife of 72 years, Madeleine (Desmarais) Morin; two daughters, Irene Rioux and her husband Raymond of Goffstown, and Diane Ouellette of Goffstown; two sons, Richard Morin and his wife Catherine of Manchester, and Mark Morin of Manchester; six grandchildren, Eric Ouellette, Jason Rioux, Dana Leblanc, Derek Morin, Amber Morin, and Joseph Bolieiro; seven great grandchildren, Chantelle, Gunnar, Brielle, Kaitlyn, Grace, Ava, and Aurelia; a brother, Roland Morin and his wife Pauline of Goffstown; a sister in law, Julie Morin of Manchester; and nephews, nieces, and cousins. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Morin.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Tuesday. January 18th, at 11:30 in Ste. Marie Church. Entombment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery Mausoleum. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Ste. Marie Church towards roof replacement or for Masses in his memory. To view an online tribute, send condolences to the family, or for more information, visit www.phaneuf.net.
Published by Union Leader on Jan. 16, 2022.