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April 15, 1920 - May 28, 2012
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Norman B. Morrison Jr., 92, of Englewood, FL. and formerly Holliston, MA. passed away after a short illness on May 28, 2012.
Born in Boston, MA. Norman graduated from Brookline High School in 1937 and from Norwich University in Northfield, Vt., in 1941. A World War II veteran of the United States Army, he served in North Africa.
A resident of Holliston, for 35 years, Norman was elected to the Holliston School Committee for several terms, also serving as chairman. He was a member of the Holliston Historical Society and was appointed to various town committees. Norman was always active in church affairs. He was a founding member, senior warden and vestryman of St. Michael’s Episcopal Church, and, after moving to Florida, he was a member, senior warden and vestryman of St. David’s Episcopal Church in Englewood.
He leaves his loving wife of 65 years, Marjorie (Sheehan); his three sons, Bruce J. (Sandra) of Burlington, Iowa, Brian J. of Huntington, MA. and Brett J. of Holliston, a brother, Alan F (Joy) and a sister-in-law, Alice all of Needham; two granddaughters, Heather Donovan (Bryan) and Jennifer West; great grandchildren twins, Ava and Conall Donovan; special friends Cathleen H. Morrison, Dr. Kenneth and Sandra Janes, Richard and Linda Wood, and several nieces and nephews. He is pre-deceased by a brother, Ronald L., and a sister, Peggy McGowan.
A memorial service will be held at 6:00p.m. on Thursday, June 21, 2012 in the Chesmore Funeral Home of Holliston, 854 Washington St. www.ChesmoreFuneralHome.com Inurnment will be in the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne, MA., at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made in Norman’s memory to St. David’s Episcopal Church Scholarship Fund, 401 South Broadway, Englewood, FL 34223 or to Norwich University, Office of Institutional Advancement, 158 Harmon Drive, Northfield, VT 05663