Noreen Anna (Maguire) Morley

  • Born: June 12, 1929
  • Died: January 25, 2020
  • Location: Hollis, New Hampshire

Gately Funeral Home

79 West Foster Street
Melrose, MA 02176

Tel. (781) 665-1949

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Noreen Anna (Maguire) Morley passed away at her home in New Hampshire on January 25, 2020. She was 90 years of age. Noreen was born in Boston on June 12, 1929 to the late John J. & Alice L. (Stock) Maguire. She was raised in East Boston, graduated from East Boston High School, Class of 1946 and received her associates degree in Spanish from Bunker Hill Community College. Mrs. Morley lived in Melrose for over 30 years and the past 10 years in Hollis, NH. Noreen started working at the New England Telephone Company as an operator and ended her 30 years career as a supervisor. Mrs. Morley was a former member of Incarnation Church in Melrose where she was a CCD teacher for 10 years. She enjoyed wintering in Sarasota, FL, golfing, was on a bowling team and liked to play Petanque in Florida. She was an avid reader and loved spending time with her family and friends. Noreen was the beloved wife of 41 years to the late John P. Morley. Loving mother of John M. Morley & his wife Lycia of Berlin, NH, Theresa A. Capodilupo & her husband Vincent of Hollis, NH and Michael J. Morley of Peabody. Cherished grandmother of Alexis Slabinski, Anthony Capodilupo, Bianca Cothen. John Capodilupo, Meagan Parker, Michael Morley, Kate Morley & Kelsea Morley. Cherished great grandmother of Adeline, Logan, William, Nora, Mable, Alexis, Mikaela and William. Longtime companion of Bob Axworthy. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose, on Thursday, January 30, 2020 from 4:00-7:00PM. Funeral procession from Gately Funeral Home, 79 W. Foster St. Melrose on Friday, January 31st at 8:45AM. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at Incarnation Church, 425 Upham St. Melrose at 10:00AM. Interment at Wyoming Cemetery in Melrose. Relatives & friends are respectfully invited to attend.