Meriden- Lewis Joseph Moro Sr., 88, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Masonic Healthcare Center in Wallingford. He was the beloved husband of Ruth S. Caron-Moro for 56 years before her passing in 2004. Lewis was born October 16, 1925 in Ashland, ME a son of the late Frank and Helen O'Clair Moro Sr. He attended Central School and graduated from Ashland High School in Ashland, ME. He proudly served his country in the U.S.Navy during World War II, as Postage Mate Lewis Joseph Moro EM3C, from 1943-1946. After serving in the Navy, Lewis married Ruth Caron-Moro, he was self-employed with a Logging Company, general contractor for the Great Northern. Lewis moved his family to Connecticut in 1963, residing in Meriden with his wife Ruth and their eight children. He then worked for International Silver Company from 1963-1981 as a solderer of silver and pewter wares till the plant closed, Lewis then worked for the House of Pewter as a pewter solderer from 1981 till 2001, when he retired. Lewis is survived by three daughters, Katherine 'Kat' (Chester) Dumont and Dora (Albert) Lavigne all of Meriden and Noreen Thomas of Bristol, five sons;Lawrence (Elisabeth) Moro of NC, Larry(Lise) Moro of FL,Arnold Moro of New Britain,Maurice(Debbie) Moro of Meriden and Lewis (Linda) Moro Jr. of Maine, a brother, Clarence (Edna) Moro a sister Pat (Phil) Leach of Maine. He also leaves 15 grandchildren; Kevin and Scott Moro, Bryan and Allyan George Thomas, Corrin Sullivan, Michelle Geoffrey, Matthew, Timothy and Christopher Moro, Albert, Jennifer and Jason Lavigne, Rea Guckin, Michael Reilly and 15 great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a son, Kenneth Moro a son in-law,George Thomas, a brother Frank(June) Jr. and sisters, Sophie and Jennet. A funeral will be held on Saturday, November 9, 2013 at 9am from the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11am at Holy Angel's Church, 915 Main St., South Meriden. Burial with Military Honors will follow at Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Friday, November 8 from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers donations in Lewis's memory may be made to Masonic Healthcare Hospice, P.O. Box 70, Wallingford, CT 06492.

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  1. Dad you were my everything. My days empty with out you. But I am so pleased to have the time spent with you and those memories, that’s my rock. I have been blessed to have an understanding family while my time was with you. Mom and you gave a gift of lovi

  2. Dad you were my way of life, my every thing in my life. I was blessed to have my very understanding family. The values that you and Mom gave to me became a gift to give to my children and them to theirs. I was so blessed to be able to spend so much qualit

  3. God Bless you Uncle Lewis. Your warmth, humor and generosity on our visits to your home in Meriden and our get-to-gethers at my mom and dad’s (Patricia & Phillip Leach) home and summer camp in Maine will always be remembered. Our family in Maine bids fa

  4. Grampy I love you and I always loved sitting and listening to your stories. Watching wrestling with you when I was little Hulk Hogan, Andre The Giant, Jack the Snake. I remember when ever you and grampy Lavigne got together you would talk french and you b

  5. Maurice & Family, Our deepest sympathy to you in the loss of your Dad. I have fond memories Louie, in CT at family weddings….etc., Loved by many & will be missed…….Regards, Barb & Ron

  6. My deepest sympathy to Dora & Albert Lavigne and family. I had the pleasure of meeting Mr. Moro Sr. And found him to be a very pleasant man. To Jennifer, Albert Jr. & Jason: your Grandfather is one of Gods dear angels now. May he rest in eternal peace.

  7. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you, unfortunately I can’t make the wake due to work but I will def be there in spirit.

  8. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Lewis and Ruth were my Godparents. They were the sweetest Godparents anyone could ask for. So sorry for your loss.

  9. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Moro family during this difficult time. I enjoyed getting to know Lewis and representing him over the last several years. I enjoyed our discussions about the Red Sox and hope he was able to know they won the World S

  10. My thoughts and prayers to the family. He will always be in my childhood memories. May he rest in peace alongside his wife

  11. Our deepest sympathies to the Moro family for your loss… It was a great pleasure to have known him.. Remember that he’ll always be closeby watching over his loved ones… He was a good man and will be missed.

  12. Our Heart Hurts for the passing of our Uncle Lewis, We love you and you will be missed. Our prayers go out to the entire family, we love you all. Derrick Caron Marie Caron

  13. Rea, Oly, Haleigh, Kathy, Debbie, Mo, Chris, & Tim, our thoughts & prayers are with all of you! He was a very sweet man, fillled with smiles & love for his whole family!

  14. To Noreen & Family: Keeping you in our thoughts & prayers today, during the upcoming holidays, & this first year, which is always the toughest. May you find strength in the wonderful memories & humourous moments that bring nothing but smiles. Most importa

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