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Joseph Daniel Fortin

Posted 2021-11-19 by mhenderson
Published by Today's News Herald on Nov. 19, 2021 -
Lake Havasu City, Arizona -

Joseph Daniel Fortin, age 74, passed away Oct. 28, 2021. He was born on
August 23, 1947, in Portland, Maine, to Eugene and Elizabeth Fortin.

Joseph earned his earned his Associate's degree in Business at the
University of Maine and his Bachelor's degree in Mortuary Science at the
University of Minnesota School of Medicine in the Department of
Mortuary. He worked as a mortician for 42 years. He lived in Palm
Springs, California, until 2009 when he moved to Lake Havasu City,
Arizona. He then moved back to Palm Springs in 2012, where he retired.
Joseph enjoyed fishing and collecting gemstones.

Joseph is survived by his wife, Anita; and his children, Joseph, Beth,
Katie, and Michelle.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Eugene and Elizabeth

A celebration of life will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, November 20th, at
The Spring Church, 32500 Cathedral Canyon Drive, Cathedral City,
California. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to
the Wounded Warrior Project.

Arrangements were placed in the care of Lietz-Fraze Funeral Home.
Thoughts and condolences may be sent to the family on www.lietz-

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