Paul A. Morel
CUMBERLAND - Paul A. Morel (Moe) 75, of Cumberland, and formerly of Mendon Rd. Woonsocket, died Saturday at Philip Hulitar Center. He was the beloved husband of Marcelle "Marcy" (Jolicoeur) Morel. Born in Woonsocket, he was a son of the late Dolor and Emma (Paul) Morel. He was a 1956 graduate of Mount St. Charles Academy.
Paul was a US Navy Veteran from 1958-1962 and served on the destroyer, the USS Yosemite. He was a drummer in the Navy Band and performed for President Eisenhower. He was a graduate of Johnson & Wales College, earning a degree in Business Administration. Paul was a general supervisor for General Motors for twenty five years retiring in 1989. He later worked for Eussie Press as a supervisor for many years. After his retirement, Paul worked part time for the Fournier & Fournier Funeral Home as their number one man. He enjoyed crossword puzzles especially Sudoku, but most of all he enjoyed traveling and making memories with his wife and family. He was a compassionate and loving man and will truly be missed by all who knew him.
He was the loving father of Gary P. Morel and his wife Suzanne of Woonsocket, Paul R. Morel and his wife Kristen of CO, Gail Raymond and her companion Norman Svendsen of Attleboro, MA, Karen J. Johns and her husband Edward of Webster, MA, and Kim M. Innis and her husband Marc of Woonsocket, and step daughter Lynne M. Gilpatrick and her husband Ted of Blackstone. He is also survived by his brother Henry P. Morel of Woonsocket, thirteen grandchildren and a soon to be great-grandchild. He was also the brother of the late Raymond Morel.
His funeral will be held Thursday at 9:00 AM from the Fournier and Fournier Funeral Home, 463 South Main St, Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 in All Saints Church, Rathbun St. A commital service with military honors will follow in St. Jean Baptiste Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held Wednesday 5-8PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to either: Northern RI Hematology and Oncology 115 Cass Ave, Woonsocket, RI 02895, or: Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St, Providence, RI 02904-9826.
www.fournierandfournier.com for directions and guestbook.
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