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Leonard W. Morin

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CAMBRIDGE, N.Y. -- Mr. Leonard W. Morin, 75, a resident of Dunbar Road, Cambridge, died unexpectedly Sunday, April 6, 2003 at Albany Medical Center, Albany, after being stricken by a sudden illness.

Born in Bennington, Vt. on August 1, 1927 he was the son of the late Leonard J. Morin and Ella (Rose) Morin Kennedy. He received his education in Bennington and received a degree in nursing at Rockland Community College. Mr. Morin was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.

Mr. Morin married the former Roberta Watson on July 10, 1948 at the United Methodist Church in Bennington. Mr. and Mrs. Morin lived in Stony Point from 1950 to 1986 and moved to Cambridge following retirement.

In earlier years Mr. Morin was employed at Sprague Electric. He later was employed as nursing administrator for the State of New York at Letchworth Village, Thiells, a school for the developmentally disabled.

While in Stony Point, he was in charge of the blood drive and he did volunteer work for the blind and visually impaired.

Survivors include his wife Roberta Morin of Cambridge; four children, Leonard Morin of Cambridge, Michelle Manglass of Tomkins Cove, Jeffrey Morin of Pine Bush, and Christie Garland of Stafford, Va.; 13 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a sister, Rosella Wenzel of Sugar Hill, Ga.; nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and cousins.

The funeral will be held from the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Thursday, April 10 at 11 a.m. with Rev. Norma Drosky, Pastor of the First Baptist Church officiating.

Friends may call at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home Wednesday, April 9 from 3 to 7 p.m. and Thursday from 10 to 11 a m. when the family will be in attendance.

If friends desire charitable contributions may be made in memory of Mr. Morin to the Alzheimer’s Disease Association through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.
Published in Bennington Banner on Apr. 8, 2003
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