Monson- Richard "Dick" Morin, 79 , passed away Monday, August 30, 2021 surrounded by love of family. Dick was born in Springfield, September 23, 1941 to the late Lionel and Lucy (Gauthier) Morin. He has made his home in Monson with his wife Bertha "Sue" Morin for more than 58 years. Dick retired from Construction Services in Wilbraham after 35 years. He was a member of the Teamsters Local 404 and a member of the Monson Lions Club. Dick enjoyed visiting casinos, playing cards as well as playing in local "Pitch" leagues. He enjoyed following the RedSox and camping in his younger years. His greatest joy came from love of family and "Sammy" the dog.
Dick leaves his wife, Bertha "Sue" (Comeau) Morin; their children, Eric R. Morin of Monson, Cindy L Russell and John of Monson, Susan D. Brodeur and Raymond of Warren; brothers, Robert Morin, Donald Morin and Yvette, Paul Morin and Dolores all of Warren; sisters, Cecile Smith and Harvey of Hampden, Anne Guay and Paul of Springfield; grandchildren, Eric Morin Jr and Kelly, John Russell III, Ricky Morin, Laura Russell, Dorielle Merrill, Raymond Brodeur IV, Zaylee Brodeur; eight great grandchildren, Jonaz, Jayden, Makenzie, Zackary, Sophia, Logan, Aurora and Gabriel as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members. Dick was predeceased by a granddaughter, Sonya Mason and brothers; Joseph "Pit" Morin and Gerard Morin.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 7, 2021 in Lombard Funeral Home 3 Bridge St in Monson. Visiting hours will be held from 10am to 12pm with a funeral home service at 12noon. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery in Monson.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Monson Lions Club C/O Curt Jameson 274 Bumstead Road Monson, MA 01057.
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