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Edward Morse

BENNINGTON - Edward "Jack" Morse, 70, died Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, at his residence.

He was born in Bennington, March 26, 1942, the son of Edward J. and Ruth (Pierson) Morse.

He was a 1961 graduate of Bennington Catholic High School.

Mr. Morse served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1961 to 1965.

He married Annette Carey Aug. 28, 1965, in Bennington.

He was employed at Warren Wire Co. in earlier years. He later worked for Metropolitan Insurance Co. and retired from Prudential Insurance Co.

Mr. Morse was an avid golfer, member of Mount Anthony Country Club, Senior Club Champion and had seven holes-in-one. In earlier years, he was a member of the Bennington Lodge of Elks and its softball team. He also enjoyed hunting, playing pool, darts and pitch.

Survivors include his wife of Bennington; three children, Donna McAuliffe of Plymouth, N.H., Laura Hoag of Pownal and Dan Morse of Bennington; six grandchildren and two great-grandsons; four siblings, Joseph of Pownal, Michael of Bennington, Diane Newton of Maine and Mary DeLong of Florida; many nieces, nephews and cousins.

He was predeceased by a brother, Richard Morse.

The funeral will begin with a prayer at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 2, at the Mahar and Son Funeral Home followed by Mass at 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart St. Francis de Sales Church and burial with military honors in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to Southwestern Vermont Regional Cancer Center or Mount Anthony Golf Team, in care of Mahar and Son Funeral Home, 628 Main St., Bennington, VT 05201.

Funeral Home

E.P. Mahar and Son Funeral Home
628 Main Street  Bennington, VT 05201
(802) 442-2516

Published in Rutland Herald on Feb. 28, 2013
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