Raised in North Reading, U.S. Army veteran

Published in the April 21, 2016 edition

BILLERICA – James A. Morrow, 75, beloved husband of Patricia (Dunn) Morrow died Friday, April 15 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House.

He was born in Stoneham, June 13, 1940, a son of Albert and Mary (McCarthy) Morrow and was raised in North Reading. He later moved to Billerica, Tyngsboro and Tewksbury. He graduated from North Reading High School in 1960 and served in the Army during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Morrow was employed as a plumber at Lahey Hospital and Medical Center for 23 years having retired in 2013. He was a longtime Patriots fan and an avid golfer.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Morrow is survived by his sons, Derek Morrow and his wife Jessica Lee of Peoria, Ariz. and Drew Morrow and his wife Jessica of Billerica; his sister, Jeanne Ivester of Salem, N.H. and his grandchildren, Devin, Quinlan, Macie and Rauri Morrow. He will be dearly missed by his many family members and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held Thursday at the Sweeney Memorial Funeral Home, 66 Concord Rd., Billerica at 11 a.m. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Sawtelle Family Hospice House, 607 North Ave., Wakefield MA 01880 or to the Lahey Health Office of Philanthropy, 41 Mall Rd., Burlington MA 01805, c/o Palliative Care Dr. Elizabeth Collins. Burial in Fox Hill Cemetery, Billerica. www.sweeneymemorialfh.com.