June 3, 1921 ~ July 15, 2012
Hugh Morse, 91, of Hamden, beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle & friend passed away on July 15, 2012 in Wallingford. Hugh was the husband of Catherine Gallagher Morse. He was born in Braintree, VT on June 3, 1921, son of the late Charles C. Morse, Sr & Pansy Walker Morse. Hugh was a WWII Army Veteran and a retired Plant Engineer for Southern New England Telephone Company. Besides his wife he is survived by his daughter Judith A. Morse of Madison, WI; his sons, David H. Morse & his wife Beverly of Wallingford and Richard A. Morse of Orange, and his grandchildren Katelynn E. Morse, Kerri W. Hilton & Connor D. Morse. He was predeceased by his son Robert S. Morse and his siblings, Charles C. Morse Jr. & Abigail Bartlett. Hugh was a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. For that organization he crafted many wood toys which were donated to local hospitals. He also was a volunteer for the CT Cystic Fibrosis Association. Friends may visit with his family on Thursday, July 19th, in BEECHER & BENNETT FUNERAL HOME, 2300 Whitney Ave, Hamden from 10:30 AM to 11:00 AM and may attend his Funeral Service that will begin at 11:00 AM. Interment which will follow in All Saint's Cemetery, North Haven. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, CT Chapter, 101 Centerpoint Dr, Suite 107, Middletown, CT 06457.