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Donald W. Morley

February 1, 1947 — April 14, 2017

Donald Wayne Morley, 70, of the Pope Mills Road, Depeyster passed away suddenly at his home on April 14th, 2017.  As per Don’s wishes there will be no calling hours.  There will be a celebration of Don’s life this summer at a time to be announced.  

Arrangements are under the direction of LaRue & Pitcher Funeral Home.

Donald Wayne Morley was born on February 1, 1947 in Ogdensburg. He was the son of the late Donald and Connie (Williams) Morley.  Don graduated from Ogdensburg Free Academy in 1965.  Don was a decoy carver and carved birds of all kinds.  He enjoyed being in the outdoors and his classic cars.  The guys at both garages brought him a lot of enjoyment as well as his stories with Bill Hitchcock and Mike Huot. 

Don is survived by his wife of nearly 49 years Marsha and his son Donnie and his wife Amanda.  He also has three step grandchildren; Josh, Andrew and Auston.   Two brothers survive him; John and Steve Morley and his wife Patti and sister Wendy.   He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Donations in Don’s memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

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