Devitt, Maurice J."Morrie" Age 91, of Richfield. Morrie was born in Shieldsville, attended Faribault HS and married Joyce Morsching in 1954. Graduated from Dunwoody, worked as a Pipefitter with St. Paul Local 455 for 35 years. Proud member of the Marian Council Knights of Columbus, a 4th degree Knight and Knight of the Year in 2014. Worked with Boy Scouts of America. A devoted Irish Catholic, he lived with his family in Richfield for 60 years as a loving husband, father, grandfather. Preceded in death by his parents. Survived by wife of 63 years, Joyce; son, Mark (Andrea) Devitt; daughter, Susanne Devitt; son, Scott (Linda) Devitt; 8 grandchildren; sister, Rosemary (Martin) Kloet of Illinois. Funeral Mass Saturday, 10/21, at 12 Noon at Assumption Church, 305 E. 77th St., Richfield. Visitation Fri. 10/20, 4-7 PM at Morris Nilsen Funeral Home, 6527 Portland Ave, Richfield, and one hour prior to Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to Alz.org or Boy Scouts of America. Morris Nilsen Chapel 612-869-3226 morrisnilsen.com

Published on October 17, 2017


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