Edward F. Morgan, III


Edward F. Morgan III was born in Pittsfield, MA in 1920 to the late Winifred A. and Edward F. Morgan Jr. He grew up in Hudson, MA with his two brothers, William and Robert. He attended Hudson High School where he played baseball, football and hockey.

Ed graduated from Holy Cross College in 1942 with a B.S. in Economics and Business Administration. He was captain of the baseball team and held the batting title his senior year. He had many happy memories at Holy Cross but none was more special to him than the pre-season baseball games played against the Boston Red Sox.

Ed served in World War II as Communications Officer for the Amphibious Training Base, Solomons, Maryland. He went on to become president of Conley Supply Co., Inc. and later served as Northeast Regional Manager for Jenkins Bros. Valves.

Ed was a member of Wollaston Golf Club for more than 50 years where he served on numerous committees. He was an avid golfer and proud four-time winner of the prestigious Fallon Cup. Ed had many wonderful golf stories; one of his favorites was the day he played golf with the great Ted Williams. Ed was also a member of the Atlantis Golf Club in Florida where he resided in the winter.

Ed loved all Boston sports. He was particularly passionate about the Boston Red Sox and the New England Patriots and was a long-time season ticket holder.

Ed married Virginia Hoy Morgan in 1945 and had 5 children. They divided their time between Milton and Hull and later Florida and Hull. He married Abigail Burns Morgan in 2004 and they divided their time between Florida and Hull. There were many, many special moments shared with Virginia and his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren and later with Abigail and her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren overlooking the waters of Hull Bay.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated in St. Agatha Church, Adams Street, Milton, Saturday, May 7 at 9:00 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Visiting hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, Milton, Friday, 2 to 6 P.M. Interment Milton Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hospice of Palm Beach County, 5300 East Avenue, West Palm Beach, FL 33407. For information and directions, www.dolanfuneral.com