Emily E. ""Duckie" "Sharnie"" Morrissette (O'Connor)
TYNGSBORO- Emily E. "Duckie" "Sharnie" (O'Connor) Morrissette, 74, passed away peacefully Friday, October 19th, at D'Youville Senior Care in Lowell. She was the beloved wife of the late Zenon M. Morrissette who passed away in February of 2016.
She was born in Boston on April 18, 1944 a daughter of the late Mary E. (Mooney) O'Connor and James E. O'Connor.
Emily was employed by New England Telephone as an operator/clerk, for over 33 years until her retirement. She also worked as a clerk at Middlesex Community College for 8 years.
For over 17 years you could find “Duckie" volunteering her time at Angels Above , a thrift store in Lowell, that benefits children with childhood cancer. She also was a member of the American Legion Post 247, where she enjoyed spending her time.
Emily is survived and will be deeply missed by her children: Pauline Knight and her husband Michael of Tyngsboro, Susan Dussault and her husband Mark of Dracut, Maureen Norman of Tyngsboro, Janine Daunais and her husband Artie of Dracut and Robert Morrissette and his wife Luiza of Dracut, her Grandchildren: Melissa Knight, Melanie Knight, Tony Lasa, Gerry O’Keefe, Christopher O’Keefe, Jason Norman, Jamie Norman, Keith Killgren and Anthony Morrissette. She also leaves her Great Grandchildren: Kenzie Knight, Dayanara and AJ Lasa, and Zach, Zoey and Zayn Killgren. She also leaves behind her Sister: Susan Moran and her husband Robert of Rockland, MA., and her dear friends Bob and Sandy Desrosiers of Lowell and Susan Horman also of Lowell.
ARRANGEMENTS: Family and friends are invited to pay their respects on Monday, October 22nd, from 4-7PM in the DRACUT FUNERAL HOME, 2159 Lakeview Ave., DRACUT, MA. Her funeral service will be held privately. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Emily's memory to: Lowell General Hospital Cancer Center, 295 Varnum Ave., Lowell, MA. 01854. To leave an online condolence, story or message, please visit www.dracutfuneralhome.com or find us on Facebook under "Dracut Funeral Home."