Thomas Harlowe Morris, 61, of Middleborough, formerly of Hopkinton, passed away Friday March 22, 2013. Born in Natick, he was the son of the late Thomas and Ginny (Flett) Morris. A graduate of Hopkinton High School and Quinsigamond Community College, he was a lifelong resident of Hopkinton until moving to Middleborough 6 years ago. Tom worked for the Boston Center for Independent Living for many years. He was an active member of the South Middlesex Baptist Church in Framingham and dedicated volunteer for the church AWANA Youth Group. Mr. Morris is survived by two sisters; Carlene (Brackett) Welch of Middleborough and Melody (Morris) Guthrie of Ft. Worth, TX; his former wife; Terri (Matthews) Morris of Middleborough; mother-in-law; Ida Matthews of Halifax, MA; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins. He was pre-deceased by his loving stepfather, Walter J. Knapp of Framingham. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, March 27, at 11 a.m. in the Chapel of the Matarese Funeral Home, 325 Main St. in Ashland with burial to follow in Evergreen Cemetery in Hopkinton. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 4 - 7 p.m. in the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse Association, 500 Belmont St., Suite 200, Brockton, MA 02301-4985. www.mataresefuneral.com
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Published in MetroWest Daily News from Mar. 25 to Apr. 1, 2013