Gerald R. Morris

Date of Passing:

November 21, 2019

Morris, Gerald R., 78, of Charles Street, Barrington, died peacefully at home on November 21, 2019 surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Pawtucket, a son of the late John and Eunice (Gill) Morris, he lived in Barrington for 22 years.

Mr. Morris was the owner of the former Burnside Dairy. He was a driver for the transportation department of Johnson & Wales University for 30 years before retiring in 2015.

Gerald was a member of the Cumberland American Legion Post #14. He enjoyed traveling and was a devoted supporter of several charitable organizations.

Mr. Morris was a United States Navy Veteran.

He is survived by two daughters, Deborah McKinsey of Port Charlotte, FL and Andrea Pencarski of Attleboro, MA; a brother, Edward Morris of Pawtucket; four grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and his longtime companion, Anne (Bingham) Callan of Barrington. He was the brother of the late Mary Mann, Paul, Daniel and Raymond Morris.

His Funeral will be held on Monday November 25, 2019 from the W. RAYMOND WATSON FUNERAL HOME, 350 Willett Avenue, Riverside at 7:15 a.m. with a Mass of Christian Burial in Saint Luke Church, Washington Road, Barrington at 8:30 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow in Gate of Heaven Cemetery.

Calling hours are Sunday 4-7 p.m. Flowers are respectfully omitted. Contributions in Gerald’s memory to the American Cancer Society, 931 Jefferson Blvd Suite 3004, Warwick RI, 02886 would be deeply appreciated.

Online Condolences


  1. Dear Morris Family,
    Your New York Morris family sends our love and prayers.
    We became close with Edward Morris about 10 years ago. Please know we are here. So very sorry for your loss.
    With Love and Prayers,
    Barbara Morris Reitz, My Dad, Joseph Morris (1st cousin) and the rest of your 100+ Morris Family here in Carmel, New York.

  2. Dear Andrea and family. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. So sorry for your loss.
    Johnny and Karyn

  3. Dear Nancy and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved Gerry. May you find comfort and strength at this difficult time.
    Our deepest condolences,
    Amy and Dave

  4. Dear Nancy,
    We were so saddened to hear of Gerry’s passing. Our prayers are with you and your family during this most difficult time. If you need anything, please know we are there for you.
    Sincere Sympathies
    Dave and Sheila Butera
    And family oxo

  5. Dear Nancy,
    We send our sincere sympathy to you at your loss. Please know that our thoughts are with you and family as you seek comfort in the days ahead.
    With love and caring,
    Brownie and John

  6. Dear Nancy, We are so sorry for your loss. He will be missed at family events.
    We love you, Cousins Barbara and Lizz

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