Raymond Francis Morris, 86

Sep 13, 2021

ROCHESTER – Raymond Francis Morris, 86, of Rochester, died Sept. 6, 2021 at home. He was the son of the late Antone F. and Irene S. (Rivard) Morris and stepson of the late Jean Plaud Morris.

He was born in New Bedford and lived in Rochester for over 54 years. He served in the U. S. Navy Reserves for 8 years.

Mr. Morris worked as a Truck Driver for New England Teamsters Union, Local 59 for many years before retiring. He also worked for D. W. White Construction Co. and Gilmore Cranberry Co.

He enjoyed classic cars, fishing, and tinkering with clocks. He was a longtime Yankees fan and his favorite pitcher was Catfish Hunter.

Survivors include a son, Darren M. Morris and his wife Melanie of Rochester; 3 daughters, Cheryl A. Burrell and her husband Brent of Acushnet, Lynn M. Morris and her husband William Revoir of Falmouth and Doreen A. Belliveau of Hinsdale, NH; 4 sisters, Vivian Daffinee of Spring Hill, FL, Jeanette Gump of Acushnet, Carol Souza of Largo, FL and Sandra Sorrell of Dartmouth; his former wife, Muriel (Bourbeau) Bishop of Hinsdale, NH; 11 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; many nephews and nieces. He was predeceased by his longtime companion, Lillian Tomkiewicz.

His services will be private. Donations in his memory may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, Kansas 66675-8516.

Arrangements are by Chapman Funerals & Cremations – Wareham, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, visit: www.chapmanfuneral.com.