OBITUARY

Mary Harris Morrell

December 11, 1931March 30, 2014

Mary Harris Morrell, beloved mother of three, died March 30, 2014 in Salem, MA. She was 82 years of age. She had lived in Marblehead for 53 years. She was the daughter of the late Olive Ripley Doe Harris and Morris Finlay Clifton Harris.

Born in Boston, she grew up in Scarsdale, NY, graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in psychology, and from Harvard University with a master's degree in education. She taught third grade in Scarsdale, NY and in Manchester, MA, before raising her family. She also tutored and taught at Tower School in Marblehead for several years. Later, she served as office manager for two North Shore ophthalmology practices. She was a longtime congregant of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church and volunteered there for many years. She was a former member of Corinthian Yacht Club and the Swampscott Beach Club.

She leaves three daughters; Sarah Morrell, of Providence, RI; Jane Morrell Donnelly and her husband, Tim, of Rockport, Ma; and Carolyn Morrell Raisner and her husband, Bruce, of Marblehead; and three grandchildren; Laura Donnelly, Olivia Raisner and Andrew Raisner.

A funeral service will be held at St. Andrew's Episcopal Church on April 3, 2014 at 10AM and private burial will take place at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery in Arlington, MA. Donations in lieu of flowers may be made to the St. Andrew's Community Outreach Committee, 135 Lafayette St., Marblehead, MA 01945. Arrangements by the Eustis and Cornell Funeral Home, Marblehead.

Services

  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 3, 2014
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Jennifer Wicheski

April 2, 2014

Sarah, I am so sorry to hear of your mothers passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. God Bless you,

April 2, 2014

Lynnie, Jane, and Sally, what a terrible loss. Your Mom was a fantastic woman and always so kind. I will always cherish the memories of all the times we spent in the homes she made for the three of you. She will be missed. Claire

April 2, 2014

Sarah,

I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of you Mom. My prayers are with you and your family.

God bless you,
Sally Riconscente

Kerri Ann Lima

April 2, 2014

May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.

April 2, 2014

Sarah,

Jo-Anne and I were very sorry to learn of the loss of your Mom. Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your Loved Ones in this terrible time.

Jack & Jo-Anne Sbrega

FROM THE FAMILY
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