Mr. Morse was an Army veteran and served in the Korean War. He retired from Northeast Utilities after 24 years of service. Mr. Morse enjoyed spending time with his family, watching sports, playing cards, and occasional trips back to his hometown in Vermont.
Mr. Morse was predeceased by his wife of 51 years, Ellen (Migliore) Morse, in January of this year, and also his brother, Roland Morse, and sister, Colleen Stone. He leaves his children, Alan Morse and his wife Therese, of Las Vegas, NV, JoAnn Beery, of Springfield, Kenneth Morse and his wife Theresa, of Southampton, and Marc Morse, of Phoenix, AZ; 10 grandchildren and a great-granddaughter, several brothers- and sisters-in-laws, and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours are Saturday, October 19, from 1 to 3 pm, with a funeral service immediately following at Nowak Funeral & Cremation Services, 15 Ludlow Ave, Springfield. The family would like to offer a special thank you to Baystate Hospice and Palliative Care for the special care and compassion they all had for Ron. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Baystate Visiting Nurse Association and Hospice, 50 Maple St. Springfield MA 01102. For details and expressions of sympathy, visit www.nowakfuneral.com.