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Alexander 'Sandy' Morris

Alexander 'Sandy' Morris

Born In: Port Hood
Born: April 17th, 1925

Passed in: Baddeck
Passed on: November 20th, 2013

Sandy passed away peacefully at Alderwood Rest Home in Baddeck, Nova Scotia on November 20, 2013 at the age of 88.
Born in Port Hood, April 17, 1925 he was a son of the late Paddy and Florence (MacDonald) Morris.
Sandy lived in Colindale, moved to Alderwood, Baddeck in his later years.
He was predeceased by his wife Catherine (Burke); brother Hughie; sister-in-law Terry (English) Morris; brother-in-law Bill Chisholm as well as infant brothers Charles, Hugh and Donald and nephew Patrick VanZupthen.
Sandy spent most of his time on the ocean as a fisherman and maintained a small beef farm. During the off season he worked as a miner or heavy equipment operator. He was very mechanically inclined and often fabricated his own parts as the need required. He was a great story teller, had a keen interest in music, enjoying both the Gaelic song and language. He possessed a charming sense of humor, while always looking forward to his next game of cards.
Sandy is survived by his seven children; Judy (John) Young, Halifax, Patricia (Dennis) Milosek, Ottawa, Mary (Murray) Burke, Barrie, Anna (Manne) Wecke, Ottawa, Gerard (Michelle) Morris, Wasaga Beach, JP (Connie) Morris, Port Hood, Francis (Carol) Morris, Port Hood. Along with his children he is survived by his 14 grandchildren; Clayton, Eilidh, Jenna, Steven, Jackie, Andrew, MacKayla, Crystal, Madison, Colin, Nolan, Brodie, Brooke, and Jack.
Sandy is survived by sisters Loranna Chisholm, Port Hood, Sr. Catherine Morris, Sydney, Sr. Mary Morris, Halifax, Theresa (John) VanZupthen, Port Hood; and brothers Fr. Eugene Morris, NFLD, Fr. Angus Morris, Mabou, and Joe (Mary) Morris, Port Hood; and several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Visitation 7-9 p.m., Saturday November 23, 2-4 and 7-9 p.m., Sunday November 24, 2013 in Port Hood Resting Place, Main Street Port Hood N.S.. Funeral Mass 11 a.m. Monday in St. Peters Catholic Church, Port Hood.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be to Heart and Stroke Foundation or charity of your choice.
Online condolences may be made to www.invernessfuneralhome.com.



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