Mr. Alfred 'Al' Morra, age 80, of Northside Road, North Haven, passed away at his residence on November 23, 2009. Al was the husband for 57 years of Phyllis Daniels Morra. Born in New Haven on March 8, 1929 he was a son of the late Anthony & Philomena Ardito Morra & step-son of the late Jessie Ruocco Morra. Al retired after 30 years from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft where he was a tool & die maker. He then worked another 11 great years as a maintenance man for the Foote School in New Haven. Al was a US Army Veteran. Besides his wife he is survived by a brother, Charles V. Morra of Burke, VA; nieces, Patricia Aceto, Michele Morra, Megan Huffman & Mikelle Morra; nephews Michael, Anthony & Dominick Morra & William & John Daniels and several grand nieces & nephews. He was also predeceased by his brother John Morra. A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Contributions in Al's memory may be made to The Salvation Army- 450 George St., New Haven, CT 06511 or to the American Lung Association of CT- P.O. Box 7000 Albert Lea, MN 56007. Arrangements are in care of BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave. Hamden.

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  1. I am so sad to hear about Al’s passing. The first time I met him he made me feel welcome to be a part of the family. I loved to listen to him tell all the stories about his family. He shared alot of memories with us. I will miss him dearly.

  2. Al was a kind and thoughtful friend to all of us at the Eli Whitney Museum. He shared his time, his humor, his memories, his treasures. We will miss him. We will not forget him.

  3. To the Morra Family,my condolences at this sad and difficult time,Al was always a pleasure to talk to.Sincerely Joe Ostrum/Donahue & Ostrum

  4. Al, you will be missed by many. I have such warm memories of you and Phyllis. I spent a lot of time in your den watching televsion in .your chair.. I will never forget how kind you were to me. I have always respected your wisdom, and enjoyed listening to your stories. I will always admire your love for animals. You and Phyllis have taken in so many dogs, all were so lucky to have been your buddy. Rest in Peace. Love Gina, Bob, Chris and Jonathan

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