POWNAL — Donald Eddie Morissette, 77, of died Monday April 24, 2017, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born in Lewiston on February 01, 1940 a son of the late Philip and Eva Morissette of Wales. For many years, he owned and operated his own construction business Morissette’s Excavation in Sabattus , followed by working at Home Depot in Auburn. In his retirement he enjoyed tinkering around repairing vehicles & working on projects at home, and was always helping others and working with anything that involved tools.

He was known for his contagious smile, his wise-guy sense of humor and quick wit. He was a tremendously hardworking, GOOD man, who taught many the values of respect and how hard work pays off. He was always willing to give a helping hand to others and felt it was important to teach the young ones and to pass it on. His heart was full of love for his wife and family. He was beyond grateful for the love and care given to him and the ability to be at home during his illness.

He is survived by his wife of 20 years, Emma Morissette, whom he wed on August 16, 1997; two children, Debbie and husband Devon of Sabattus, Bobby and wife Sarah of Lewiston, 3 step children, Mary Baker of Pownal, Normand Baker of Auburn and

Penny Baker and

Steve of Freeport.

He also leaves behind his 12 grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; 2 brothers, Edmond and wife, Lucille, Rene and wife, Lucia; and four sisters, Mignonne Lessard, Lorette Galipeau, Henriette Poirier and Dorothy Poulin and husband, Ronald as well as many nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

He was predeceased by three brothers; Raymond, Normand, and Armand and one sister, Florence.

Visiting hours will be held on Friday April 28, 2017 at Crosman Funeral Home 40 Main St. Lisbon Falls, ME from 4-6pm followed by a funeral service at 6pm also at the funeral home. Interment will take place at a later date at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Sabatttus.

Condolences may be shared with the family at www.crosmanfuneralhome.c om.