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 or Boy Scouts of America. Morris Nilsen Chapel 612-869-3226

Published on October 18, 2017

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