West Brookfield - Steven A. Morris, 65, of West Brookfield died on Friday, November 30, 2018 at his home after an 8 year courageous battle with cancer.
He leaves his wife of 36 years, Joanne Gadoury; his sister, Judith Rzegocki; his nephew and Godchild, Eric Rzegocki-Scott and his wife Ibby and his nephew, Adam Rzegocki and his wife Amanda; his extended family, father and mother-in-law Edgar and Phyllis Gadoury; three brothers-in-law, Mark and Kim, Dean and Cathy, and Scott and Kathy; his special sister-in-law, Lynne, nieces and nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by his son, Ryan in 1997. He was born in Springfield and grew up in West Springfield, son of the late Andrew S. and Minerva D. Kampfer, and has lived in West Brookfield for over 40 years.
Steve was the owner of a successful residential contracting business, Steve Morris Construction. He attended the Saint George Greek Orthodox Cathedral in Springfield. Steve was an avid cyclist, riding for the PanMass Challenge raising money for cancer research. He enjoyed boating, snowmobiling, motorcycling, and many other outdoor activities. Steve brought much joy to many lives with his humor and compassion to help those in need.
A Funeral Service for Steve will be held on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at 5:00PM in the Varnum Funeral Home, Inc., 43 East Main St., West Brookfield. Calling hours will be held from 3 to 5PM in the funeral home prior to the service. Burial will be held privately in Pine Grove Cemetery in West Brookfield. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Special Olympics of Massachusetts, 512 Forest St., Marlborough, MA 01752 or at www.specialolympicsma.org or to Dr. Chan’s Gastrointestinal Neuroendocrine Tumor Research Fund through Steve’s PMC link to the research fund online at http://www.pmc.org/profile/SM0429, or by mail to Steve Morris SM0429, PanMass Challenge, P.O. Box 415590, Boston, MA 02241-5590, where every donation brings a cure closer by the mile.
An online guest book is available at varnumfuneralhome.com
Special Olympics of Massachusetts
512 Forest Street, Marlborough MA 01752
Dr. Chan's Gastrointestinal Neuroendicrine Tumor Research Fund
Steve Morris SM0429, PanMass Challenge, P.O. Box 415590, Boston MA 02284