Jeanne B. Morin, 91, of Biddeford, died Monday, June 12, 2017 at St. Andre’s Health Care in Biddeford.
She was born September 9, 1925 in Biddeford, a daughter of Clement J. and Antoinette (Thibodeau) Benoit. Her family moved to Augusta when she was an infant and she received her primary education there. Returning to Biddeford she attended Biddeford High school and graduated in the class of 1943.
On February 3, 1948, she married Norman G. Morin in St. Andre’s Church.
Jeanne began her career with Canal Bank in Saco and later Biddeford Savings eventually becoming a loan officer there. During her employment, she took many banking courses at the University of Southern Maine. She retired in 1990 after twenty years at Biddeford Savings.
Jeanne had been Past president of Beta Sigma Phi, the Biddeford-Saco Jaycees, and past Treasurer of the local chapter of Altrusa International and the York County Community Concert Assn. She was a former member of the Thursday Club, the Webber Hospital Auxiliary, the Committee for Biddeford Downtown Development and the Southern Maine-Gorham Alumni Association. After retiring she did volunteer work for the St. Joseph Church Restoration and the Biddeford Food Pantry.
In her younger years, she had enjoyed hiking and skiing. She enjoyed reading, gardening and piano. Most of all she loved time spent with her daughter, son and their families.
Jeanne was pre-deceased by Norman, her husband of 54 years in 2002, and by a granddaughter Valerie Morin in 1999.
She is survived by:
1 son, Norman G. Morin Jr. And his wife Pearl of Winterport
1 daughter Diane Cantara and her husband Jeffrey of Biddeford
6 grandchildren: Shawn, Timothy, Carl, Ross, Melony, and Corey
6 great grandchildren: Daniel, Tylar, Camellia, Cora, Kenna, and Avelyn
She also leaves behind her dear friend, Raymond Bonang of Saco.
Visiting Hours will be 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, June 16, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday at _St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Joseph Cemetery in Biddeford. Arrangements are by Hope Memorial Chapel. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com. In lieu of flowers, donations in Jeanne’s memory may be made to: St. Andre’s Health Care Resident Activities Fund, 407 Pool St. Biddeford, ME 04005.
Charitable donations may be made to:
St. Andre's Healthcare Resident Activities Fund
c/o SAHCF 407 Pool Street, Biddeford ME 040058