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James Morrissey

July 10, 1950 — November 29, 2013

James J. Morrissey, 63, of Callahan Dr., Morrisville, NY, passed away Friday, November 29, 2013 at Upstate University Hospital, Syracuse.
He was born July 11, 1950 in New Britain, CT, a son of John and Nancy Hanauer Pomeranke, and was later adopted by his grandparents, John and Josephine Fox Morrissey. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, honorably discharged in February 1971. James married Brenda Siering in Meriden, CT on May 18, 2002. Jim had worked for a variety of companies, including Pep Boys and Cooper Instruments in Middlefield, CT, and was known as a “Jack of all trades”. He enjoyed fishing, drawing and reading the Bible. He was an avid fan of the Three Stooges and loved eating cookies.
Surviving are his wife, Brenda; his children, Melissa and Phil Lewis of New Britain, CT; James and Mary Grace Morrissey of CA; his siblings, Edith Georgiadis and Josephine Haberern, New Britain, CT; John Morrissey, Jr., Swanzey, NH; Marcy Olis, RI; Charles Fagan, TN; Josephine Fagan and Madeline Fagan, Detroit, MI; Thomas Hanauer and Nancy Gene Hanauer; three grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. Also surviving are his life-long friends, Rick Deprey, CT; and Bob Mitchell, Morrisville. He was predeceased by a brother, Donald Pearson, and a sister, Sharon Zysk Fagan.
Memorial services will be held at 11am Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from the Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Home, 31 Cedar St., Morrisville.
Contributions in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.
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Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Starts at 11:00am

Burgess & Tedesco Funeral Homes, Inc. Morrisville, NY

31 Cedar Street, Morrisville, NY 13408

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