Ronald Morin led ‘completely happy lifetime of journey,’ household says at capturing sufferer’s funeral

By all accounts, Ronald Morin was a person who lived to snigger and make others snigger. So it solely appeared proper that his son Eric Morin drew an outburst of laughter as he recalled highlights of his father’s life throughout Ronald Morin’s funeral Mass in Lewiston on Friday.

Morin’s funeral was one in every of two deliberate on Friday, the firsts for the 18 victims of the biggest mass capturing in Maine’s fashionable historical past. He, together with seven others, had been fatally shot when Robert R. Card II opened fireplace at Schemengees Bar and Grille in Lewiston on Oct. 25. Ten others had been killed by Card at Simply-In-Time Recreation the identical evening.

“He was an unbelievable man and the entire world is speaking about him,” Eric Morin mentioned of his father. “Regardless of what individuals have mentioned, he did have some flaws, and I’d wish to share them with you.”