Dr. William J. Morin Jr.
of Leominster, MA; 94
LEOMINSTER, MA -- Dr. William J. Morin Jr. 94, of Leominster, MA. passed away peacefully at his home surrounded by his loving family on December 17, 2012.
He was born on September 17,1918 in Leominster, MA. the son of William J. Morin Sr. and Lillian (Cote) Morin and lived in Leominster, MA. all of his life. He was a graduate of Mass College of Opthomology in Boston, MA in 1943. He operated his practice as an optometrist in Leominster for 35 years and retired in 1978. He was a member of the St. Jean de Baptist club and the Canado's. He lived all of his life in Leominster, MA. and was a member of St. Cecilia's Church.
He is survived by his daughter and caregiver Dainne Y. Morin of Leominster, MA. his son William J. Morin III of Tuscon, Arizona, his grandchildren, Christine Lawson, Michele Sweeney and William Morin 4th, Richard Lunetta Jr. and Rene Nunley, eleven great- grandchildren, six great-great-grandchildren, three step- great-grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his sister, Cecile Bertrand and his sister Sister Claire Morin of the Daughters of the Holy Ghost. His wife of 69 years Blanche O. (Bodo) Morin died in 2011.
MORIN -- The funeral will be held on Friday January 4, 2013 with Mass at 11a.m. in St. Cecilia's Church, 180 Mechanic St., Leominster, MA. Interment will follow in St. Cecilia's Cemetery. A calling hour will be held on Friday morning at the funeral home from 9:30a.m until 10:30 a.m. The Lavery Chartrand & Alario Funeral Home, 99 Summer St., Fitchburg, MA. is directing.