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Calvin Morrell
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Birth: Feb. 27, 1926
Death: Sep. 28, 2012

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Calvin Morrell, 86, of Dongan Hills, a communications consultant and Staten Island native, died Friday following a brief illness in Staten Island University Hospital, Ocean Breeze.

Born in New Brighton, he was a graduate of Curtis High School and Wager College, Grymes Hill, where he earned a bachelor's degree in business and an MBA in business. He moved to Dongan Hills in 1949.

He served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, stationed in the Pacific theater. He was a member of the Huttner-Pasqualini American Legion Post.

Mr. Morrell worked for the New York Telephone Co. for 18 years. He then worked as a communications manager for the Continental Can Co., and was later the national account manager for NEC Corp. He also worked for IBM in Boca Raton, Fla., where he developed and designed five networks for IBM buildings and supervised their installations.

At the Javitz Center, in Manhattan, he supervised the installation and maintenance of communications for the staff and vendors. Mr. Morrell was also one of the founders of MCI. He ended his career as the president of GSGSB, where he supervised the installation of the voting system in the Great Hall of the United Nations. Mr. Morrell also supervised the actions of television personnel and electricians at the United Nations regarding communications in New York and abroad.

In his leisure time, Mr. Morrell enjoyed playing golf and visiting flea markets.

Surviving are his wife, the former Pauline Vaccaro; a son, Calvin C. Jr.; two daughters, Lynn Morrell and Debra Basile, and four grandchildren.

The funeral will be Tuesday from the Virginia Funeral Chapel, Dongan Hills, with a mass at 10 a.m. in St. Ann's R.C. Church, Dongan Hills. Arrangements include cremation. 
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: TRON
Record added: Sep 30, 2012
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Calvin Morrell
Added by: TRON
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