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John "Jack" Joseph  Morrissey
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Obituary for John "Jack" Joseph Morrissey

John “Jack” Joseph Morrissey, 88, of Wethersfield, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 7, 2017. Born in 1929 to Jeremiah and Helen (Long) Morrissey, the oldest of 6 children he grew up in Hartford, CT and graduated from Hartford Public High School. After high school, Jack served honorably in the US Army, followed by a long and distinguished career as a letter carrier with the US Postal Service, retiring in 1990. Jack was an avid reader, especially fond of military history. In his earlier years, he enjoyed snow skiing and fishing, particularly his two salmon trips to Alaska, as well as swimming, which he did well into his eighties.

Jack is survived by his wife of 48 years Anna Marie (Carroll) Morrissey, his son Jeff (Linda) of Torrington, daughter Margaret Stafstrom (James) of Cromwell, grandchildren, Allie, Meghan, and Luke Morrissey, Brendan, Patrick, and Owen Stafstrom, as well as his brother Patrick (Marlene), sisters Barbara, Mary, and Ann, sister in law, Margaret Hurney(Tom) and many nieces and nephews. His sister Helen predeceased him.

Visitation will be held Sunday, November 12th from 2:00-4:00 pm at the Cromwell Funeral Home, 506 Main Street, Cromwell. His funeral service and burial will be private. To share memories or send condolences to the family, please visit

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2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Cromwell Funeral Home

506 Main St.
Cromwell, CT 06416


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