Edward B. Morrissey

Edward B. Morrissey

February 2nd, 1926 August 6th, 2019

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Obituary for Edward B. Morrissey Sr.

Morrissey Sr., Edward B.
Of Cambridge, retired Cambridge Fire Dept. Entered peacefully into eternal rest on August 6th, 2019. Dedicated husband of 65 years, to the late F. Patricia (Daley). Devoted father of Edward Morrissey CFD and his wife Theresa of Medford; Brian Morrissey NFD and his wife Kathy of Nashua, NH; and Robert Morrissey CFD and his wife Cheryl of Billerica. Cherished grandfather of Edward III, John and Joseph of Medford; Kerry, Brian Jr, Andrew, Kevin, and Colleen of Nashua, NH; Christina, Shawn and Patrick of Billerica and two "honorary grandsons", Christopher and James Marceau of Laconia, NH. Brother of the late Lawrence and Robert Morrissey. Brother in law of Ann Morrissey of Nashua, NH and Ann Delaney of Melrose. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Late WW II Navy veteran. Funeral from the Keefe Funeral Home, 2175 Mass Ave., NORTH CAMBRIDGE on Saturday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in Saint Mary's Church, Cambridge at 10 a.m. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours Friday 4-8 p.m. Burial in Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the charity of your choice. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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  • Visitation

    Friday, August 9th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 8:00pm
    Keefe Funeral Home - Cambridge
    2175 Massachusetts Avenue
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    Friday, August 9th, 2019
    4:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Funeral Mass

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saint Mary of the Annunciation Church
    135 Norfolk Street
    Cambridge, MA
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    Saturday, August 10th, 2019
  • Interment

    Saturday, August 10th, 2019 |
    Mount Auburn Cemetery
    580 Mount Auburn Street
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
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    Saturday, August 10th, 2019

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Bill noonan

I’m sorry for your loss. Red as I knew him was a good man and I always enjoyed talking with him in the old sparks club.
Comment | Posted at 02:21pm via Condolence

Richard Shafer

My sympathy on the passing of your father, uncle and grandfather. He was a fine man and dedicated to the fire service. He will be missed.
Dick Shafer
Comment | Posted at 12:40pm via Condolence

Peggi Breen

Our Deepest Sympathy to Brian, Kathy and all the Morrissey family. We were so sorry to hear the loss of a wonderful gentle man. We send our thoughts, prayers and love and may you be comforted knowing so many care for you all. May Mr. Morrissey Rest in Eternal Peace and the light always shine upon him. God Bless All. With our Love, Peggi & Jack Breen
Comment | Posted at 03:33am via Condolence


I don't know you I'm so sorry to hear about your dad passing he is now resting in peace may god be with you and your family you are all in my prays always Remember the good times you had with him
Comment | Posted at 09:24pm via Condolence

Dee L.

My sincere condolences to the family. May warm hugs, kind words, fond memories and the strength that only the Almighty can provide help you to cope. (Philippians 4:13)
Comment | Posted at 04:48pm via Condolence

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