1932 – 2015

AUBURN — Yvette J. Morin, 82, of Wells and formerly of Lewiston, passed away on Monday, Aug. 10, at the Androscoggin Hospice House, following a courageous battle with dementia.

She was born in Lewiston on Sept. 26, 1932, the daughter of the late Donat and Alice (Perreault) Gagne. She lived in Lewiston her entire life. Yvette worked at Hanna Shoe for a few years and was a homemaker most of her life. Being a devoted Catholic, Yvette was a member of the Ladies of Saint Anne at Holy Family Church and was a member of the Prince of Peace Parish.

Yvette enjoyed music, and played the mandolin and the organ. Her hobbies included sewing, knitting, crocheting, gardening and playing cards and Scrabble. She was a wonderful cook and was especially known for her whoopie pies and French meat pies. Mostly, Yvette was a loving mother who cared deeply for her children and her family.

Survivors include her son, Paul Morin and his wife, Claire, of Wells; her daughter, Claire Sabine of Greene; three brothers, Leo Gagne of Florida, Maurice Gagne and his wife, Romance, of Lewiston and Gerard Gagne and his wife, Joline, of Lewiston; two sisters, Jeanne Corriveau of Lewiston, and Cecile Helie and her husband, Raymond, of Connecticut; four grandchildren, Jeff Morin and his wife, Rachel, of North Waterboro, Danielle Faucher and her husband, Nathan, of Lewiston, Stephen Sabine and his wife, Felicia, of Leeds, and Elizabeth Sabine of Bradley; and also by nine great-grandchildren.

Yvette was predeceased by her loving husband, Roger H. Morin, who died in 2003.

The family would like to personally thank the staff at the Androscoggin Hospice House in Auburn for their outstanding care and compassion during Yvette’s difficult journey.

Online condolences and sharing of memories may be expressed at www.lynchbrothers.com.

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