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(Age 87)  
Captain MSC USN (Ret.)  

Of Annapolis, MD died on September 15, 2017.
Capt. Morin was born in Rochester, NH, the son of the late Albert T. and Barbara Morin and was a graduate of Spaulding High school and George Washington University. Capt. Morin enlisted in the Navy in November of 1948 and served on continuous active duty for over 38 years until June 1, 1987.
His military decorations include the Legion of Merit, the Navy Commendation Medal with Gold Star, Navy Unit Commendation Good Conduct Medal with two Gold Stars, The Navy Expeditionary Medal, The China Service Medal, the National Defense Medal with Gold Star, the Korean Service Medal and the United Nations Medal.
He is survived his brother, Roger F. Morin, his sons, Glenn E. Morin, Gary E. Morin and Albert T. Morin, their respective spouses, Dr. Robin Spitko, Bobbie Morin, Nancy Morin and grandchildren, Christopher Morin, Emily Morin, Isaac Morin, Cody Morin and Chayla Morin. His beloved and devoted wife of 48 years, Joan S. Morin, died in 2013.
Relatives and friends may call on Friday, September 29, 2017 from 4to 8 p.m. at Hardesty Funeral Home, 12 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis. There will be a funeral service on Saturday, September 30 at 10:30 a.m., at St. Margaret's Church, 1601 Pleasant Plains Road, Annapolis. Reception to follow at the church. Capt. Morin will be buried in Arlington National Cemetery at a date to be announced. Online condolences may be left for the family at:

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Published in The Washington Post on Sept. 20, 2017
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