Obituaries 02-28-2017

Melvin John Morrison, Jr.

Retired Core Director of Westborough State Hospital

Melvin John “Boston Mel’ Morrison, Jr. of Silver Springs, Florida, formerly of Lynn, passed away  February 19. He was 73 years old.

Born in Boston he moved to the Florida area 13 years ago  from Lynn.  He was the retired Core Director for the Westborough State   Hospital in Massachusetts and Catholic by faith. Mal enjoyed Doo Wop Music and was an avid fan of all New England sports teams.

He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary; his children, Kathleen Mary Hutchinson of West Brookfield, MA, Melvin John Morrison, III (Teresa) of Glouster, VA, Thomas

William Morrison and Melissa Ann Tillinghast, both of Silver Springs, Florida and   Nancy-Lee Morrison of Ashville, NC; three sisters, two brothers, 12 grandchildren, three  great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Mel’s Life was held at Baldwin Brothers’ Heritage Chapel located at 954 E. Silver Springs Blvd. Ocala on February 25. A Celebration of   His Life in Lynn, will be held at a later date to be determined.


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