1940 – 2016

AUBURN — Maurice H. Dion, 75, of 2 Cyr Drive, Sabattus, died Sunday, Jan. 31, at the Hospice House of Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice in Auburn.

He was born in Lewiston on July 4, 1940, the son of the late Joseph and Merilda (Paquette) Dion, and was educated in Lewiston schools through the eighth grade.

He married Lorraine M. Lagasse on June 4, 1966. Together, they proudly owned and operated Uncle Moe’s Diner in Sabattus for 24 years.

He was a member of the Knights of Columbus and served in the U.S. Army Reserve. He was an avid fisherman across the state of Maine.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Lorraine; one son, Daniel Dion and his wife, Ann-Marie, of Sabattus; two grandchildren, Brady Dion and Casey Dion; a sister, Rita Perreault and her children, David Perreault and Michele Jellison; a brother, Paul Gravel and his children, Paul and Ann Marie; a goddaughter, Christie Dion; nephews, Leo Demers and Arthur Vigue; nieces, Nancy Withers and Kim Billings.

He was predeceased by a brother, Roger Dion; and four sisters, Cecile Demers, Lorraine Vigue, Germaine St. Cyr and Pauline Duplessis.

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

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