MORIN, Velma – It is with great sadness the family of Velma Morin announces her passing at the Charlotte County Hospital, St. Stephen, NB on Wednesday February 17, 2021. Born in 1938, daughter of the late Andre and Lottie Morin.
In 1954 she began her service for God. At the tender age of 17 she joined the Secular Institute of the Oblate Missionaries of Mary Immaculate. She served in Alberta and Trois-Rivières until her return home in 1979.
She devoted her entire life serving God through her parish community and helping those in need by using her many talents in various capacities. Velma will also be fondly remembered as an extraordinary seamstress and quilter.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by three brothers, Guilmond, Gerard and Benoit, one sister, Diane McCutcheon.
She leaves behind four sisters: Rina Swiderski (Bill) of Cold Lake, AB, Therese Trafton (Errol) of Baring Maine, Murielle Smith (Paul) of Calgary, AB, and Vivian McLeod (Ken) of Ledge Road, NB, and several nieces and nephews.
Due to COVID-19 regulations, a private funeral service was held on Saturday, February 20, 2021 at 11 a.m.
Interment will be at Milltown Catholic Cemetery, Barter Settlement, NB at a later date.
For those who wish, donations in memory of Velma may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation or a charity of one’s choice. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.mehanfuneralhome.ca
Funeral arrangements in care of The S.O. Mehan & Son Funeral Home Ltd., 23 Main Street, St. Stephen, NB.