Elwyn R. Morrow

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Elwyn R. Morrow, 92

WELLS - Elwyn R. Morrow, 92, of Wells, passed away Oct. 29, 2017.

He was born in Sanford, on May 5, 1925, one of five sons born to William and Evelyn (Webb) Morrow. He and younger brother, Bill Jr., were both born on their father's birthday. They always celebrated birthdays together with family.

Elwyn attended North Berwick schools and graduated from Sanford High School, Class of 1943. He was raised on a farm on Bauneg Beg and served his country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. After the war, he attended the University of Maine, graduating in 1950 with a degree in agriculture.

While in college, he married Rosella Damren, of Wells. Elwyn went to work for the U.S. Department of Agriculture in Saint Albans, Vt., in 1951; later transferring to spend most of his career in South Paris; retiring after 31 years.

During retirement, he sold real estate in Sanford for nine years.

Elwyn and wife Rosella enjoyed traveling to Florida, Canada and New England states. They were active in Children's International and volunteered in community services such as Wells Congregational Church and the Wells-Ogunquit Senior Center. He was a 50-year member of the American Legion and the Masonic Lodge and Sanford Country Club.

He was predeceased by his brothers, Robert Morrow, and his wife Jean; Maurice Morrow; and William Morrow.

Elwyn is survived by his wife of 70 years, Rosella (Damren) Morrow; son, John Morrow, and his wife Rosemary; daughter, Kimberly Allen, and her husband David; and the grandchildren he loved so dearly, John Jr., Scott, Katie and Luis; and four great-grandchildren. Also surviving are his brother, Earl Morrow, and his wife Janet; and sister-in-law, Esther Morrow.

A time of visitation will be held from 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Wells Congregational Church, U.S. Route 1, Wells, followed by a memorial service at 11 a.m. Private burial will be in the Southern Maine Veterans Cemetery, in Springvale. Arrangements are entrusted to the Johnson Funeral Home, in North Berwick. Condolences may be made at: www.JohnsonFuneralHomeME.com.

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Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF)
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Published in Portland Press Herald/Maine Sunday Telegram on Nov. 7, 2017
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