January 9, 2019


Henry L. Morin, 77 of Fremont, New Hampshire, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2019 at the Lower Keys Medical Center after a short illness. He was the son of the late Henry L. Morin Sr. and Elizabeth (Conway) Morin. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Joyce (Travers) Morin; his daughter Kathleen Smith Beagle and her husband, Bill Beagle, of Key West; two sons, Jeffrey A. Morin and his wife Cheryl (Judge) Morin of Manchester, New Hampshire and Christopher J. Morin of Concord, New Hampshire. He is also survived by his grandchildren Ryan A. Smith of Portsmouth, New Hampshire ; April B. Smith of Marathon, Florida; Ami E. and Joseph T. Smith of Windsor, Vermont and Zachary D. Smith and wife Megan (Fletcher) Smith of Colorado Springs, Colorado, as well as great-grandson Joseph R. Smith of Windsor, Vermont and one brothe , James C. Morin and wife Janice of Goffstown and two sisters: Mary Phillips of Key West and Robbin Clark of Monteagle, Tennessee, and several nieces and nephews.

Mr. Morin retired from the U.S. Navy after 20 years of active duty service, which included a year-long, around-the-world tour during the Vietnam War. During his military service, he worked as a computer specialist for Navy Intelligence. After retiring from active duty, Mr. Morin returned to New Hampshire and worked first for Lockheed Martin and then for a commercial realty company.

He led an active and full life with many interests over the years including playing competitive handball, sailing, ham radio operation, fishing in the Florida Keys and taking his children and grandchildren water skiing, camping and hiking the New Hampshire trails. He was a dedicated and loving family man who will be greatly missed by his family and friends in New Hampshire and Key West.

Services will be held Thursday, Jan. 10, at Dean-Lopez Funeral Home, 418 Simonton St., Key West. Viewing will be at 12:30 p.m., followed by a service at 1 with Rev. John Baker, Rector of The Basilica of St. Mary Star of the Sea. Burial of ashes will be in New Hampshire this spring.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory can be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.