LEBANON – William J. “Bill” Morrow, 55, died Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013, at his home. Bill was born Aug. 13, 1957, in Fort Kent, to Carl and Marie Mae (Ringuette) Morrow.
He grew up in Grand Isle and attended local schools, graduating in 1976 from Van Buren District Secondary School in 1976. He had been employed as a welding instructor at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard for 30 years before retiring in August. Bill enjoyed cooking and entertaining family and friends. He also enjoyed spending time at his camp in Danforth, where he could often be found sitting by the fire enjoying a cigar.
Bill was predeceased by his father, Carl Morrow. Surviving are his wife, Lisa Morrow of Lebanon; two daughters, Shannon Garcia and her husband, Diego, of Queens, N.Y., and Holly Martin and her husband, Anthony, of Windham; a stepson, Kevin M. of Rochester, N.H.; his mother, Marie Mae Morrow of Grand Isle; four siblings, Paul Morrow and his wife, Cheryl, of Brewer, Lise Williams and her husband, Tommy, of Bartlett, Tenn., Daniel Morrow and his wife, Nancy, of Auburn, and Nicole Piche and her husband, Dale, of Lincoln; five grandchildren, Madison Brewington, Jackson and Maddox Garcia, and Landon and Liam Martin; many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, at Carll-Heald & Black Funeral Home, 580 Main St., Springvale, where a memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 6. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider Cocheco Valley Humane Society, 262 County Farm Road, Dover, NH 03820. Arrangements are under the direction of Black Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Sanford-Springvale. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.blackfuneralhomes.com.