NORTH ATTLEBORO –Raymond J. Morrissey, 81, formerly of Woodcock Lane, North Attleboro passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, May 28, 2016 at Sturdy Memorial Hospital in Attleboro surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of the late Marjorie A. (Malley) Morrissey for 54 years before her death in 2014. He was known affectionately to his family as “Pop”.
Born September 5, 1934 in Providence, RI, he was a son of the late Joseph and Molly (Gallagher) Morrissey and grew up in Providence before moving to North Attleboro in 1960.
He was a 1952 graduate of Hope High School in Providence and worked at Cumberland Farms for over 20 years before leaving as Executive VP of Sales in 1980.
He served the US Coast Guard during the Korean War and was a longtime communicant of St. Mark’s Church in Attleboro Falls.
Ray was a true Irishman with sparkling blue eyes and a big smile. He enjoyed spending time on the beaches of Bristol, RI and had many great adventures in travels with “his bride, Margie.”
His legacy will be the four amazingly talented grandsons whom made him proud everyday with their individual successes and wonderful personalities.
He is survived by two daughters and their husbands: Debra Krauth and husband John of North Attleboro and Diane Horton and husband Gregory of Attleboro; four beloved grandsons: Nicholas Horton and wife Meghan of North Smithfield, RI, Zachary Horton and Benjamin Horton of Attleboro and Daniel Krauth of North Attleboro; his sister-in-law Mary Morrissey of East Providence, RI; and many nieces and nephews. He was brother of the late Robert Morrissey.
A time for visitation will be held on Saturday, June 4 from 9 to 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Church, 14 Park Street, North Attleboro. A funeral Mass will be celebrated immediately following visitation at 10 o’clock.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either St. Mary’s Sacred Heart School, 57 Richards Avenue, North Attleboro, MA 02760 or Bishop Feehan High School, 70 Holcott Drive, Attleboro, MA 02703.
Arrangements entrusted to Sperry & McHoul Funeral Home, 15 Grove Street, North Attleboro.
To sign an online guestbook for Raymond, please visit www.sperry-mchoul.com.