Morris, William E.
Gates: Wednesday, November 7, 2012, at age 92. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Venise; children, John Morris, Jeannine Morris (Craig Birrittella), Denise (Martin) Emrich, Dennis Conley; grandchildren, Erica (Mike) Deming, Martin Emrich (fiancee, Lauren Mignano), Kyle and Keith Conley. Bill was a retiree of Mixing Equipment Co., and a 1957 graduate of the University of Rochester. Bill, a native of Syracuse and a Navy reservist, volunteered for active duty in 1940 and served through WWII
. He was a recipient of 13 Battle Stars and also received a Presidential Unit Citation for his participation in the battle of Savo Bay, while serving on the U.S.S. San Francisco.
No prior calling. On Saturday morning, November 10, friends are invited to attend his memorial funeral services at 10:30 at the DiPonzio Funeral Home, Inc., 219 Spencerport Road, Gates. Interment, private. Those wishing, donations may be directed to Honor Flight Rochester, Inc., PO Box 23581, Rochester, NY 14692 in his memory.