1927 – 2013
Brooklyn – Maurice “Kiss” J. Mathurin, 86, of Anderson Rd., died Sunday, November 3, 2013 in Day Kimball Hospital. He was the loving husband of Theresa (DesJardins) Mathurin. Born in Brooklyn, he was the son of the late Joseph and Marie (Richard) Mathurin.
Mr. Mathurin was a N.Y Giants and N.Y Yankees fan. He enjoyed politics and anything to do with wood. He played semi professional football for the Danielson Blackhawks. Maurice was a member of the Danielson Elks, Knights of Columbus, and volunteered at the East Brooklyn Fire Department.
In addition to his wife, Maurice is survived by his step daughters, Michelle Julian of Killingly and Elaine Marino and her husband Jeffrey of Cromwell; brother, Montcalm Mathurin of Brooklyn; sister, Marie Champagne of Spofford, NH; granddaughter Juliann Marino of Cromwell; several nieces and nephews; and his beloved dog, Matty. Maurice is predeceased by his brother Martin Mathurin and his sister Madeline DesRoches.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Mass of Christian Burial for Maurice at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 9, 2013 in Sacred Heart Church, 620 Wauregan Rd, Wauregan, CT. Memorial donations may be made to a charity of your personal choice. Arrangements are by the Gilman – Valade Funeral Homes of Putnam and N. Grosvenordale. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.