1937 – 2022
Pomfret – Joseph Denis Morissette, known and loved by many as Denny, passed away on July 23, 2022, at the age of 84. He was born in the family farmhouse in Pomfret, CT to Gerard and Marie (Provost) Morissette.
Denny was profoundly involved in his community through his commitment to the fire department, local government, and advocacy for farmers. He deeply loved his family, friends, and the land he lived on. Denny loved to connect and chat with others and always brought a smile to any room he entered. He will be dearly missed and always hold a place in our hearts.
Denny is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Delores (Tarr) Morissette; his children, Marcel (Lisa) Morissette and Michelle (Lance) Bouchard; six grandchildren, Matthew (Mariette), Jenny, D., Brittany, Dylan and André; siblings, Muriel (Joseph) Mrakovich and Leo (Susan) Morissette; and sister-in-law, Beryl Moreau.
He was predeceased by his son, René Morissette, and family members, Simone Gagne, Gilbert Morissette, and Robert Morissette.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Denny’s honor may be made to the Pomfret Fire District, 67 Hampton Rd., Pomfret, CT 06258, to help continue the work Denny so genuinely believed in.
Relatives and friends are invited to a Memorial Mass Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at 11:00am in Most Holy Trinity Church, 568 Pomfret St, Pomfret, CT. Masks are strongly and respectfully asked to be worn to protect the lives of others. For memorial guestbook visit www. GilmanAndValade.com