This morning I woke up and found the obituary for my grandmother in the paper. Here it is:

Maria Morin Obituary Picture

Maria Theresa Morin

MORIN, Maria Theresa – It is with great sadness that the family announce the peaceful passing of Maria Theresa Morin at the Saint John Regional Hospital on Sunday June 29, 2008. Born 1935 in Saint John to the late Andrew and Olive (Babineau) Cormier. Maria worked in Housekeeping at The Saint John Regional Hospital for many years. She will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Maria is survived by sons David Morin (Angela) of Black River, Michael Morin, Rev. Lawrence Morin (Heather) both of Saint John, Kenneth Morin (Arnett) of Murriett, CA and Trevor Morin (Marlene) of Black River; daughters Sharon Morin of Montreal, QC, Cathy Melvin (Norman) of Saint John and Debbie Morin (Frank) of Black river; brothers Arthur (Audrey) of Saint John and Ronald (Donna) of Bowmanville, ON; sister Rena Belliveau of Saint John; 14 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and many friends. Besides her parents, Maria was predeceased by her husband Lawrence; sons Mark and Eric; brothers Joseph, Frederick, Lawrence and Ralph; sisters Frieda, Bella and Eva and companion Wes Moore.

Resting at the Fundy Funeral Home, 230 Westmorland Rd. (646-2424) on July 1st and 2nd, Tuesday and Wednesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from the Cathedral Of The Immaculate Conception, 91 Waterloo St. on Thursday July 3rd, 2008 at 12:05 p.m. Interment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery. Donations in Maria’s memory can be made to Mind Care NB or to the charity of the donor’s choice. To send a message of condolence or to sign the memorial register please visit


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