MORRIS, John T. “Jack” of Bridgewater, formerly of Braintree & Dorchester, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on February 10, 2019 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jack is survived by his beloved wife Mary M. Morris (Griffin). He was a loving father to Stacy Sims (Erik) of Michigan, and Susan Morris of Texas. Devoted brother of Kathleen M. Morris of Dorchester, Edward J. Morris (Donna) of Avon, and predeceased by siblings Margaret A. Callahan, Francis M. Morris, Robert J. Morris, and Elizabeth A. Morris. Jack was born in Boston on November 5, 1947 to the late Francis and Frances Morris. Raised in Dorchester, he attended Dorchester High School and proudly marched with the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. He enlisted in the Army as a member of the 101st Airborne Division and later joined the Air Force, retiring after 20 years of service. Upon retirement, he earned a Bachelor’s Degree from SUNY Plattsburgh. Jack was a gentle and kind man, who enjoyed spending time with family, cheering on Boston sports teams, and listening to the Boston Crusaders. He loved to travel, and especially enjoyed exploring Europe with his daughters while stationed abroad. He proudly volunteered at The Wilson House in East Dorset, VT for many years. Later in life, he developed a love for cruises with his wife and friends, winter trips to Florida, and watching sunsets at Skaket Beach in Cape Cod. Visiting hours will be held at John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home, 740 Adams St. (near Gallivan Blvd.) Dorchester, Monday February 18 from 4:00-8:00 pm. Funeral Mass in St. Brendan’s Church on Tuesday February 19, at 10:00 am. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made in John’s name to the Norwell VNA & Hospice. Interment in MA National Cemetery, BOURNE at 12:45 pm. There’s still time to send flowers to the Visitation at the John J. O’Connor & Son Funeral Home from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM on February 18, 2019. Send Sympathy Flowers Directly place your order here and save on wire service fees. Our system automatically takes care of scheduling the delivery with our local florist to meet the upcoming service.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of John Jack T Morris February 10 2019.
Death notice for the town of: Boston, state: Massachusetts