In Memory of




Obituary for Mark Steven Morris

Mark Morris, 72, of Ellington, CT passed away at home on October 20, 2023. Mark was born February 24, 1951 in Gorham, ME, son of the late Gerard Morris and Laurette (LaChance) Morris of Westbrook, ME. He leaves his wife and love of his life Lorraine (Letendre) Morris of 49 years; his daughter Jennifer L Marchione and her husband Frank and his son Justin M Morris and his wife Jenna. In addition, he leaves his precious grandchildren Paige and Ava Marchione and Tyler and Riley Morris - they are the love and light of his world. Family was everything to Mark. He also leaves aunts and uncles, nieces and nephews and several cousins. Besides his parents he was predeceased by his brother Bruce Morris and sister Stephanie McLaren.

Mark is a man of deep faith. He was a parishioner of Blessed Sacrament/St. Bernard’s Church Rockville, CT. He served as an altar server, Eucharistic Minister and with his wife Lorraine worked with engaged couples preparing for marriage.

Mark spent the majority of his career working for Morland Valve Co in Manchester assembling and testing submarine valves. He enjoyed painting, birdwatching, traveling, cooking but most of all enjoyed being with people and making friendships.

Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family from 4 to 7 pm on Thursday, November 2nd at the Burke-Fortin Funeral Home, 76 Prospect St., Rockville, CT. A Mass Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am on Friday, November 3rd at St. Bernard Church, 25 St. Bernard Terrace, Rockville CT, followed by interment at St. Bernard Cemetery Rockville, CT.

In lieu of flowers the family ask that memorial donations be made in Mark’s name to the Tunnel of Towers Foundation, 2361 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10306 or to Cornerstone Foundation Inc 15 Prospect St., Rockville, CT