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Gerald George Morley
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1919
Death: Jan. 2, 1991

Watertown Daily Times - Thursday, January 3, 1991

G. George Morley, 71, River Road, decorated World War II veteran, was pronounced dead on arrival early Wednesday morning at A. Barton Hepburn Hospital. He had been ill the past few days.

A prayer service will be at 9:30 a.m. Friday at the Fox Funeral Home, followed by a funeral Mass at 10 a.m. at Notre Dame Church with the Rev. Ivan Boyea, pastor, officiating. Internment will be at Foxwood Memorial Park.

Surviving are two brothers, a sister, and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Two brothers, Emmett and Cyril Morley , and two sisters, Lucretia McCarney and Dorothy Morley , died previously.

He was born Nov. 15, 1919, in Ogdensburg, a son of Emmett and Florence Pelow Morley . He attended Ogdensburg schools.

Mr. Morley served in the Army-Air Corps during World War II. He flew 66 missions over France, Holland and Belgium, as a tail gunner on a B-26 Marauder bomber airplane, prior to being honorably discharged in 1946. He was awarded the Air Medal, with two silver clusters and a bronze cluster, and the Distinguished Flying Cross.

Mr. Morley worked in the masonry field following his discharge from the military. He was a heavy equipment operator at Morley 's Construction Co., then owned by his brother, William. He later was a heavy equipment operator for the city of Ogdensburg highway department until his retirement.

He married Dorabelle Abbott Jan. 1, 1941, at Notre Dame Church. The marriage ended in divorce.

He later married Margaret E. Marshall March 4, 1972, at his River Road home with the Rev. Edward Sizeland officiating. Mrs. Morley , a retired employee of the St. Lawrence Psychiatric Center, died Dec. 26, 1985. She was 67.

Mr. Morley was a member of Bricklayers Union Local 81, Canton, and was a life member of the Ogdensburg Veterans of Foreign Wars, Grant C. Madill Chapter 69, Disabled American Veterans and Ogdensburg Elks Lodge 772. He was a communicant of Notre Dame Church. 
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  Margaret E Marshall Morley (1918 - 1985)*
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Foxwood Memorial Park
St. Lawrence County
New York, USA
Created by: Anne Cady
Record added: Jun 03, 2009
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Gerald George Morley
Added by: Anne Cady
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