Peabody — Emile J. Morin, 96, of Peabody and formerly of Lynn, died on Friday afternoon at the Rosewood Nursing Home, surrounded by his family, following a brief illness. He was the devoted husband of Mary (Martin) (Fuller) Morin, with whom he shared over 39 years of marriage.
Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Alfred and Marie (Levesque) Morin. He was raised and educated in Salem, later lived in Lynn, and had spent the last 40 years living in Peabody.
Emile was a veteran on World War II who served with the United States Army and was honorably discharged in January of 1946. Emile was last employed with Parker Brothers in Salem as an assembler of puzzles for 17 years, before retiring many years ago.
He enjoyed tinkering in his wood shop at home, and loved having coffee in the morning with the boys at the Peabody House. He also enjoyed spending time in Wells, Maine, with his son and daughter-in-law, and at Limerick, Maine, at Sokokis Lake with his brother-in-law and family, Hewas an avid fan of baseball and the Boston Red Sox.
Besides his loving wife of 39 years, he is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Jane and Thomas Smith of Peabody; a daughter-in-law, Marie Morin of Lynn; two grandchildren, Robert and Erin Smith; and by several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Barbara (Blackadar) Morin; his son, Donald Morin; and by 15 brothers and sisters.
ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service will be held on Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at the Conway, Cahill-Brodeur Funeral Home, 82 Lynn Street, Peabody, to which relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held prior to the service from 9 to 11 a.m. Burial services will be private. For directions, or to view the obituary, please visit www.ccbfuneral.com.