EDDINGTON – Richard “Dick” Morse, 77, passed away Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013, at a Bangor hospital. He was born Aug. 17, 1935, in Old Town, the son of the late Stephen and Hazel (Sawyer) Morse.
Upon graduation from high school, Dick entered into the U.S. Air Force, serving in the Korean War, before his honorable discharge. He then returned home to settle down and start a family. He held several jobs before going on to have a career at the local mill in Old Town. Dick then went on to retire and spent his time loving life on the lake with his friends and family. He enjoyed going out on his boat, sitting in his gazebo, and watching the Giants play football.
He was predeceased by his parents. Dick is survived by his wife, Neena (Smith) Morse of Eddington; four sons, Stephen Morse of Old Town, Richard Morse of Old Town, Peter Currier and his wife, Wendy, of Bradley and Reed Currier of Florida; three daughters, Cindy Goodwin of Holden, Lisa Fournier and her husband, Peter, of Bradley and Pam Cartwright and her husband, Steve Davis, of Bradley; grandchildren, Lisa, Adam, Megan, Gary, Randy, Jessica, Eric, Frankie, Brandon, Tori and Kolbi; and great-grandchildren, Kayla, Andrew, Conner and Logan.
Family and friends are invited to a celebration of Dick’s life noon-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 3, at the home of Peter and Lisa Fournier. Notes of condolence may be expressed to the family at www.birminghamfuneralhome.com.