Obituary of Sylvia D Morin
Brewer & Belgrade--Sylvia Morin, 89, died June 21, 2019 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Belgrade on May 16, 1930, the daughter of Albert and Doris (Libby) Ashland. She married Donald Morin of Augusta in 1951. Sylvia worked as a telephone operator for the phone company. She ran a daycare out of her home while the children were small. After moving to Brewer, Sylvia worked for Grant’s Department Store and then Eastern Maine Medical Center as a Switchboard Operator. Sylvia was very proud of her family and loved reminiscing about all the fun times of the past. She enjoyed traveling, fishing, attending UMaine Men’s Hockey games, Christmas shopping with Gayle and Vicki, and spending time with family and friends. She was especially proud of Bruce for obtaining his Captain’s license. Sylvia will be greatly missed by all.
She was predeceased by husband Donald; son Donald Jr.; her parents; brothers Victor and Llewellyn Ashland. Sylvia is survived by daughter Vicki-Lynn and husband Dr. Blaine Littlefield of Swanville; daughter Gayle Morin and Gary of Bangor; son Bruce of Brewer; grandchildren Sheridon Gove and husband William, Nicholas Littlefield and wife Maureen; great grandchildren Oliver and Emerick Gove; many nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family would like to thank Loving Touch In-Home Care and Northern Light Homecare & Hospice for the exceptional care they provided to Sylvia in her last months.
Family and friends are invited to visit 9-10:30 AM, Friday, June 28, 2019, at Plummer Funeral Home, 16 Pleasant St., Augusta. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM, at St. Mary Church, 41 Western Ave., Augusta. Burial will follow at Pine Grove Cemetery, Belgrade. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to St. Joseph Healthcare Foundation, Attn: Chapel Fund, PO Box 1638, Bangor, ME 04402, or St. John’s Catholic Church, 204 York St., Bangor, ME 04401.Arrangements by Kiley & Foley Funeral Service, 69 State St., Brewer. Messages and memories may be shared with the family at kileyandfoley.com
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