Obituary: Edgar A. Morin – Portland Press Herald

Edgar A. Morin

SPRINGVALE – Longtime Springvale resident Edgar A. Morin passed away peacefully on October 14, 2021, with his family by his side at the Gosnell Memorial Hospice House in Scarborough.

Edgar was born at the Madison Street home in Sanford on August 31, 1934, the only child of Phillip and Mabel (Gagne) Morin. He grew up in the city and graduated from St. Ignatius High School.

Edgar proudly served in the US Air Force from May 2, 1952 until March 9, 1956.

Edgar worked as a shipper and receiver at Universal Shoe Shop in Sanford. He was also a pioneer of the curbside restaurant boom and was the chef at Ed’s Quick Lunch on Main Street in Sanford for many years.

Edgar was a long-time member of Elks Sanford Maine Lodge # 1470, Lafayette Club, Amvets Post # 3, and Springvale Social Club. Edgar’s “claim to fame” was his hole in one at the Sanford Country Club.

He and his family attended St. Ignatius Church and Edgar belonged to the Knights of Columbus.

Survivors include his wife, Rena (Therianos) Morin; daughter, Nancy M. Morrill and her late husband Gary, son, Christopher Morin and wife Becki; grandsons Adam and Stephen Morrill, granddaughters Anna and Audrey Morin; two great-grandchildren, Owen and Isabel Morrill.

A Christian funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, October 20 at 11 a.m. at Sainte-Thérèse de Lisieux Parish, Holy Family Church, 66 North Ave., in Sanford. You can visit the family before the service from 11 a.m.

Service Prayers with Military Honors will be held at St. Ignatius Cemetery, Berwick Rd., Sanford. Immediately after Edgar’s services, please join the family in sharing memories and stories at Bistro d’Alfred.

To leave a message of condolence to the family, please visit

Autumn Green Funeral Home manages the arrangements with respect.

Instead of flowers, “Place a bet” in Ed’s name. . .

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