LACONIA, NH - Normand Leonce Morrissette, 88, a resident of Laconia, N.H., for the last several years, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Laconia Center Genesis Eldercare with his loving family by his side. Normand was predeceased by his first wife, Pauline (Gagne) Morrissette in 1958 and by his second wife, Catherine (Cunningham) Morrissette in 2005.
Born in Lowell on November 27, 1929, he was a son of the late Fernando and Laura (Frechette) Morrissette.
A former resident of Lawrence and Lowell, he had been a parishioner of St. Patrick Church in Lawrence and the former St. Louis de France Church in Lowell.
Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a theatrical and stage engineer with I.A.T.S.E., Local 11, Boston, working on many sets including the former TV show, Spencer for Hire.
Normand loved to take care of other people and could be seen snow blowing all of his neighbors sidewalks following a snowstorm. He enjoyed theater, being outdoors, and had a special affection for dogs.
Normand leaves two children, Diane Spinney and her husband, George of Valley Cottage, N.Y. and Dennis Morrissette and his wife, Doris of Laconia, N.H.; six grandchildren, Joseph and Laura Spinney, Derek, Sarah, Jesse and Justin Morrissette; several great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Gail Morrissette of Lowell; a sister, Aline Morrissette of Tewksbury. He was the father of the late Robert, Paul and Richard Morrissette and brother of the late Henry "Bill" Morrissette.
SERVICES - Relatives and friends are invited to Normand's Life Celebration on Friday morning from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the McKenna-Ouelette Funeral Home, 327 Hildreth Street, Lowell. His Funeral Mass will follow at 11 a.m. in Ste. Marguerite D'Youville Parish, 1340 Lakeview Ave., Dracut. Burial in St. Joseph Cemetery, Chelmsford. In lieu of flowers, donations in Normand's name may be made to: the Marfan Foundation, 22 Manhasset Ave., Port Washington, NY 11050 or give.marfan.org. For directions or condolences, please visit www.mckennaouellette.com.
Published on January 2, 2018