Mr. Morris was a retired realtor at Paul W. Morris Real Estate in Chicopee Falls and was in the rental housing business. Paul and his wife, Mildred, also operated Tauscher’s Market in Chicopee Falls.
He was born on May 18, 1923 in Metropolis and lived in Chicopee most of his life. He was the son of the late Daniel and Victoria Neal Morris.
Paul was a member of First Central Baptist Church, a member of Gideon’s International, and an Army Air Corp Veteran.
Survivors include his son, William Morris; his sister-in-law, Anna Lopuk; one nephew, Gary Lopuk; grandniece and nephew, Melody and Timothy Kerigan, and their father William Kerigan, all of Chicopee.
He is predeceased by his wife, Mildred E. Tauscher Morris, who died on March 17, 2011; one daughter, Elizabeth Morris; and one niece, Ann Kerigan.
The family wishes to thank Patty Baskin of Caring Solutions and Hospice of Western Mass for their care and support. They would also like to thank the caregivers and nurses, Angie, Cheona, Cat, Michelle, Nathan, Steph, Ashley, Jake and Patty.
Funeral service was held Monday at First Central Baptist Church in Chicopee Falls. Burial followed at Elmwood Cemetery in Holyoke, Mass.
Memorials may be made to the Gideon’s Memorial Bible Chairman, Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 140800, Nashville, TN 32714-0800; or the American Parkinson Disease Association, 72 East Concord St., C3, Boston, MA 02118.
Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home in Chicopee Falls was in charge of arrangements.