Putnam – Daniel J. Morris, 85, of Battey St, died Tuesday, November 25, 2014 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was the loving husband of Alice (Dennette) Morris. Born in Killingly, he was the son of the late Richard and Rose (Sullivan) Morris.
Mr. Morris was a veteran of the Korean War serving with the Untied States Army where he received the Korean Service Medal with three bronze stars, United Nations Medal, and the Presidential Unit Citation.
On October 6, 1962, in St. Mary Church of the Visitation Church, he was united in marriage to Alice I. (Dennette) Morris. Mr. Morris worked for many years at American Optical as a material handler and was a member of the American Legion Post #13.
In addition to his wife, Daniel is survived by; his son David Morris of Putnam; his brother Richard Morris, Jr. of FL; his sister Patricia Levesque of Putnam; and his three grandchildren Shannon, Jaryd, and Myriah.
Funeral services are private and have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. Memorial donations in Daniel’s memory may be made to the American Heart Association, P.O. Box 417005, Boston, MA 02241. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.