Frank Marshall Morgan

CHESHIRE — Frank Marshall Morgan died Wednesday, March 6, 2019, at Elim Park, Cheshire, at the end of a wonderful life.

Frank was born April 6, 1930, in Brooklyn, N.Y., the son of the late Jeanette and Clinton Morgan and is pre-deceased by his sister, Margaret James.

He attended Erasmus Hall in Brooklyn and Union College, Schenectady N.Y., where he earned a bachelor of science degree in chemistry and biology. At Union College, he was a proud member of the fraternity, Delta Upsilon.

Post-graduate studies were taken at the University of Bridgeport and for his enjoyment he attended a few courses at Trinity School for Ministry with his son, Daniel.

He served in the 101st Airborne Division of the U.S. Army as an investigator in counterintelligence.

He was employed by Uniroyal Chemical Company for more than 38 years, carrying the title and responsibility of east coast representative for technical sales (Naugatuck), automotive market development specialist (Detroit, Mich.), east coast district sales manager, venture business manager, EPDM rubber business manager and worldwide purchasing manager, retiring in 1992

Frank enjoyed golf, sailing, singing in the Waterbury Chorale and barbershop quartet with the Elim Park Harmonizers. He was a member of King Solomon’s Masonic Lodge in Woodbury.

His love of fishing took him to New Brunswick, Canada; Yellowstone Park in Wyoming; Long Beach Island, N.Y.; Narragansett, R.I., and countless trips in Long Island Sound, all accompanied by friends, children and grandchildren.

He volunteered on the Southbury Zoning and Planning Commission, served many years on the vestry of St. Paul’s Church, served the Episcopal Diocese of Connecticut’s Bishop’s Council, volunteered for Woodbury Scout Troop 480 and volunteer services at Elim Park.

He leaves his wife of of 63 years, Mildred L. Morgan; his five children, Frank, Margaret, Jean, Robert and Daniel; 11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 16 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 294 Main St. South, Woodbury. Following the service all are invited to a reception to follow at the Woodbury Firehouse on Orenaug Road, Woodbury. Arrangements are by Munson Lovetere Funeral Home. 

A memorial celebration of Frank’s life will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 27, at Nelson Hall, Elim Park, 150 Cook Hill Rd., Cheshire, with a reception to follow.

Frank maintained a joyful spirit and a sense of humor to the end. Some of Frank’s final words illustrated the richness of his faith when he remarked that he was ready for his next home in Heaven.

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