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JOHN HOPKINS MORISON


1913 - 2013 | Obituary Condolences
JOHN HOPKINS MORISON Obituary
Morison, John Hopkins
100, of 405 Rivermead Road, Peterborough, NH died on Sunday, September 15, 2013 at RiverMead Retirement Community. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, son of Amelia Elmore Morison and George Abbott Morison, graduated from Harvard in 1935 and lived in New Hampshire for 65 years. He was married at Upland Farm in Peterborough, NH to Olga de Souza Dantas of Brazil. His family was among the original settlers and founders of Peterborough, N.H. John was instrumental in the planning and early development and maintenance of a wide array of public and private institutions that have enhanced life in Southern New Hampshire. He was predeceased by his wife Olga de Souza Dantas and his brothers Robert Swain Morison and Elting Elmore Morison and is survived by his son, John H. Morison III, Mont Vernon, NH, Chairman of Hitchiner Manufacturing Co. Inc. of Milford and President of Upland Farm LLC.; daughter-in-law Françoise; his daughter, Maria Morison Aguiar, Bradenton, FL; grandchildren Marcos Morison Aguiar, John H. Morison IV, Nathalie Maria Morison. In lieu of flowers, contributions in John's name may be made to the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation for the John and Olga Morison Fund. Jellison Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Peterborough is handling arrangements.
Published in The Boston Globe on Sept. 20, 2013
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