John D. Morris

John D. Morris, 86, passed away on Thursday, July 15, 2021.

Born in East Providence, he was a son of the late Anthony and Anna (Freitas) Morris.

Mr. Morris was an Air Force Veteran of the Korean War. He was a 1953 graduate of East Providence High School. He was a Computer Operations Supervisor for Providence Gas Company for 29 years before retiring in 1991.

He leaves three nieces, Lianne Bartlett of East Providence, Paula Totten and her husband William of Cranston and Pamela Santos and her husband Jeffrey of East Greenwich, two nephews, Mark and Eric Krupowicz, and one sister, Anna Paling. He was the brother of the late Anthony Morris.

His funeral and visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, from 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM in the PERRY-MCSTAY FUNERAL HOME, 2555 Pawtucket Avenue, East Providence with a service to follow at 10:00 AM. Burial with Military Honors will be held in the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery, 301 South County Trail, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Beacon Hospice, 1130 Ten Rod Road, Suite A203-A206, North Kingstown, RI 02852 or Alzheimer’s Association, Rhode Island Chapter, 245 Waterman Street, Suite 306, Providence, RI 02906.


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4 entries.
Carlos R Moreira from East Providence wrote on July 20, 2021 at 12:25 pm
I, have known John for over 40 years and spoken to him many of times also with is friend David, very good people may is soul rest in PEACE.
ELIZABETH BICHO from The Villages wrote on July 17, 2021 at 5:01 pm
I worked with John at Prov Gas Co and he was a perfect gentleman He was always there to lend a helping hand RIP John
Fred Mason from Rumford wrote on July 17, 2021 at 2:56 pm
R.I.P. to one of the classiest, nicest guys I had the privilege to work with at ProvGas. A life well-lived, John. 🙏
Christine Legge Whitaker from Sarasota, FL wrote on July 17, 2021 at 9:54 am
I worked with John at Prov Gas Co. & he was a true gentleman. A hard worker & always willing to do for others. R.I.P. John.