OBITUARY

George A. Morey Jr.

October 30, 1938June 19, 2020

"George A. Morey Jr. passed on to eternal life on Friday June 19, 2020.

Raised in Chester, MA he had many dear friends and cherished memories. As a Chester High School Class of 1956 graduate, George attended the New England Institute. He worked for Dickinson Streeter, Watermans and Coburn Wilbert Burial Vault. He retired as President from the Whitman branch of Wilbert Burial Vault.

George served as the Alumni Association Treasurer for 60 years for the Chester High School. He volunteered at Heritage Plantation for many years and enjoyed being an active participant at Overlook Community in Charlton where he had many friends.

His affiliations included: Raised in Converse Lodge A.F. & A.M. (Malden 1963), Worshipful Master (1974), Treasurer (1996-2014), Assistant Treasurer (2018 – Present), Proxy of Converse Lodge (1996-2006), Masonic Home Lodge Representative (1999-Present), Boston LaFayette Lodge of Perfection Degree Worker (40+ Years) and Member of Ritualistic Degree Team of Aleppo Temple (25 Years). His awards include: Joseph warren Medal (2005), 50 Year Masonic Veterans Medal, Meritorious Service Award (1993) and 32 Degree MSA Valley of Boston Scottish Rite (1972).

George leaves his sister Jean and brother-in-law Richard Beasley. He also leaves behind many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his sister Shirley and his brother-in-law Donald Savery.

George was a loving supportive friend, who gave sound advice and loved a good laugh. He will be deeply missed. Donations in honor of George, may be made to the Chester Historical Society,15 Middlefield St. Chester MA 01011.

Burial will be Thursday June 25th, 2020 at Pine Hill Cemetery Chester MA at 1:00 pm.

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Walter Boomsma

June 19, 2021

A year later... George is still much missed and often spoken of among members of the Chester High School Alumni Association. We hear ourselves saying things like "George always said..." and "George would remember..." I definitely miss our phone conversations... I learned to count on him to "ground" me and keep on track. Remembering him still does.

Marie Barney

June 19, 2021

It doesn’t seem possible that it’s been a year since George passed - I think of him so often - sitting on the porch of the Gladstone Inn, smoking a cigarette, telling stories while everyone roared in laughter.
Miss you George 😘

Guy Richard LoConte

July 18, 2020

Dear Jean and family,

I just heard about George's passing from a mutual friend in Falmouth. I had been trying to call him for the past few weeks, but kept getting the message that his mailbox was full. I had spoken with him when he returned from the hospital recently and know he wasn't feeling well. As you know, I now live in Spain. I'm so glad that I was able to visit him the last time that I was back in the US. Please accept my sincere and heartfelt condolences. George was a good man and will miss his hearty laugh, humor and kindness.

Phyllis Bender

July 18, 2020

Jean, sorry for your loss. Just heard. Oh the many memories of all the fun with George in our little circle of friends in Chester, Ma. Good times ...loved George, He will be missed.
Till we meet again, my friend..💔❤ RIP.

Walter Boomsma

June 29, 2020

George served as president of the Chester High School Alumni Association for over 58 years, and was a good personal friend.

“The monument of a great man is not of granite or marble or bronze. It consists of his goodness, his deeds, his love and his compassion,” said Alfred Armand Montapert.

An important part of every reunion is my annual visit to Pine Hill Cemetery because it evokes so many memories of so many wonderful people. It saddens me to know that next year there will be a monument there for George. But his true monument is not there. His spirit lives on, in the town he loved, the Association he believed in, and in the hearts of the many he touched.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY