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Pontarelli-Marino Funeral Home

971 Branch Ave, Providence, RI

OBITUARY

John M. Morrell Jr.

October 16, 1932October 29, 2019
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John M. Morrell Jr. “The Original”, 87, passed away October 29, 2019.

Born in Providence, he was a son of the late John M. Sr. and Louise (Marsocci) Morrell; husband of Camille L. (Piciullo) Morrell; father of Gary M. Morrell, John M. Morrell and his wife Kathy, Ricky A. Morrell, Karen C. Gerardi and her husband Anthony, Camille M. Martino and Kristin L. Paiva and her husband Robert; brother of Rosalind Cataldi and the late George Morrell and Diane Cantone; grandfather of Talia, Nadia, twins Nicholas and Joel, Justin, Julian, Jaden, Katie, Gia, Anthony, Paige, Bobby and Ricky; nephew of Josephine Passaretti.

John was a caring and loving husband, father and grandfather. He was the owner and operator of J. Morrell Painting Co. He also served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

Visitation will be held Sunday 3-5 p.m. with his funeral on Monday at 10 a.m. from the Pontarelli-Marino Home, 971 Branch Avenue, Providence. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m. in St. Ann Church, 280 Hawkins Street, Providence. Burial with military honors will follow in the RI Veterans Cemetery, Exeter.

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, November 3, 2019
  • Mass of Christian Burial Monday, November 4, 2019
  • Burial Monday, November 4, 2019

Memories

John M. Morrell Jr.

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Louis Gulotta

November 13, 2019

Dear Camille so sorry to hear of the passing of Jackie he was a good man and will certainly be missed by all his friends.

Eric Osterberg

November 5, 2019

Camille & Family,
We have had many good times together going back to the 1960s!
I am so sorry for your loss, may peace and love be with you!
Love,
Eric Osterberg

DAVID ZIROLI

November 5, 2019

Dear Camille and family so sorry to hear about the passing of John, he was a great guy, a class act, and will be missed by all who knew him. Thoughts and prayers, Ziroli family

Janet Villari

November 3, 2019

Camille and family,
We are so sorry to hear about the passing of Jackie. We had so many good times when the gang came down to Narragansett. Many many laughs ! These memories are priceless! Jackie will have God laughing every day . An angel with a sense of humor. God bless.
With love,
Billy and Janet Villari

Bill & Carol Tacelli

November 3, 2019

Dear Camille & Family
We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Jackie. Such a Great Person. You are all in our Thoughts and Prayers

Bill & Elaine Trofa

November 2, 2019

Neighbors and friends for over fifty years, loads of shared history. We watched our families grow and go, shared family and friends and loads of good times over the years. Jack will be missed, by all my family, Bill, Elaine, Lisa and Paul. It is like we lost an uncle.

Julie Persechino

November 2, 2019

Dear Kris,
Please accept my sincere sympathy on the loss
of your sweet dad.
Julie Persechino

John Germani

November 1, 2019

To the Morrell Family,
My Deepest Condolences
Jack was a nice person
R.I.P.

rose Marie (Iovino)Pullano

November 1, 2019

Dear Camille and family

I am so sorry for your loss.

Donald Shore

November 1, 2019

Camille and the Morrell Family
Sorry to Read of Johns Passing
My thoughts and prayers are with you in this time of sorrow

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