Alan A. Morris, 63, of Jaffrey, NH died unexpectedly on Sunday, August 27, 2017 at the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, surrounded by his loving family.
Alan was born on March 13, 1954 in Westfield, MA, son of Herman and Genevieve (Cooper) Morris. He was a 1975 graduate of the Westfield Trade School, where he studied carpentry. In high school he worked at Columbia Bicycle, and later Westfield Wood Working, and Westfield Grinding Wheel. Alan was a member of the Westfield Eagle’s Club, where he enjoyed many memorable times with his friends. While living in Jaffrey, he had been a long time employee with the Town of Jaffrey in the Parks and Commons and Maintenance divisions of the Public Works Department. Most recently, he had been employed by the Jaffrey-Rindge school district in the maintenance department. Alan loved the outdoors, spending time fishing, hunting, snowshoeing, walking through the woods with his dogs, riding snowmobiles, landscaping, and relaxing around the fire pit.
For the past thirteen years, Alan was married to Karen (Halligan) Morris. Previously, he had been married to Linda (Queipo) Burns of Westfield, MA, and to the late Jennifer (Lipp) Morris.
He is survived by his wife Karen, and by his two daughters, step-children, and their families: Stephanie Morris, her husband Sean Elovirta, and their son Massimo of Westfield, MA; Jakki Morris, her husband Mike Seaha, and their sons Michael and Cole of Westfield, MA; Tim Johnson and his wife Emalee of Norton, MA; Jamie Johnston, her husband Jason, and their children Tyler, Lilyan, and Aiden of Nashua, NH; and Melissa Maillett and her children Kyrah, Ethan, and Emma of Manchester, NH. Alan is also survived by his three sisters and their families: Elaine Morris; Shirley Adams, her sons Kenneth and Michael, and her grandchildren Bianca, Jonathan, and Anthony; and Gail Jensen, her children Kaitlin and Nathan, and her grandchildren EJ and Ava, all of Westfield.
A Calling Hour will be held on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at the Cournoyer Funeral Home at 33 River Street in Jaffrey at 12:00 noon, followed there by a service at 1:00pm. A memorial gathering will be held in Westfield at a later date. Please contact Stephanie Morris for details.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Alan’s name to the Good Neighbor Fund, PO Box 486, Jaffrey, NH 03452.