Vernon H. Morris

WESTFIELD – Vernon H. Morris, 84, died Sunday at home. Born and raised in Westfield he was a lifelong resident of Westfield and was a graduate of Westfield Trade High School.
He was a retired longtime Tool and Die Maker and Foreman at Vogform in West Springfield. Vernon was a
U.S. Navy veteran of the Korean War and was a plankowner on the U.S.S. Newport News. He was a member of St. John’s Lutheran Church, the Marine Corps League, and the American Legion Post 124, all in Westfield, and the Navy Cruiser Sailor’s Association
He leaves a son, Gary M. and his wife Nancy and their children, Allison and Lauren of Belchertown and a daughter, Joanne M. Germaine and her boyfriend Paul of Thomaston, CT; a brother, Alfred of Southwick. He was predeceased by his wife, Nowella (Launder) Morris in 2005.
Funeral services are Friday at 10:00 a.m. in St. John’s Lutheran Church, 60 Broad Street with a burial to follow in St. John’s Cemetery, both in Westfield. Visiting hours are Thursday from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Robert E. Cusack Funeral Home, 94 Main Street-Route 20, Westfield.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Holyoke Soldiers Home, 110 Cherry Street, Holyoke, MA 01040 or in his wife’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen Street, Framingham, MA 01701.
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