Obituaries: Raymond Joseph Morisseau(1923-2008)

October 08, 2008 12:00 am

Raymond Joseph Morisseau, 85, passed away Oct. 1, 2008, in Crescent City. He was born to Edmond and Marie Morisseau on Sept. 9, 1923, in Woonsocket, R.I. Raymond was a 43-year resident of Del Norte County, having moved here from Lomita.

A veteran, he served with the Army Air Corps during WWII. Raymond enjoyed his computer and ham radio and was a miniature train collector.

He is survived by his daughter Dolly Johnson-Towlerton and husband Warren; sisters Helene Morisseau of Woonsocket and Jeannette Mistele of Roanoke, Va.; grandchildren Gen Babbitt, Ren Dalbec, Tia Johnson and Crista Bjorkstrand.

He was preceded in death by his wife Alice Morisseau, parents Edmond Morisseau and Marie Morisseau, and brothers Robert Morisseau and Herv Morisseau.

Private interment will be held at the Del Norte County Veteran's Cemetery in Crescent City.

A time of remembrance will be at the family home on Lesina Road on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wier's Mortuary Chapel of Crescent City.