Francis Morline Obituary- Death, Francis Morline Funeral

By | January 6, 2022

Francis Morline Obituary- Death, Francis Morline Funeral

Francis (Frank) Morline, 81, of Port Charlotte, FL, formerly of Vernon, CT, passed away on Monday, December 20, 2021, after a valiant seventeen year battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Fran was born onJanuary 4, 1940, in Hartford, CT. He grew up in Hartford and graduated from Bulkeley High School in 1958. Upon graduation, he worked full time for the CT Air National Guard, before earning a Bachelor of Science Degree from Central Connecticut State College in 1966 and then a Masters Degree from the University of CT.

He taught in the South Windsor, CT school system, first science at Timothy Edwards Middle School, then Physics and chemistry at South Windsor High School until his retirement in 1995. Fran and Nancy immediately retired to Florida where he was able to enjoy several years fishing, boating, golfing, motorcycle trips, and lots of travel before his health started to fail. He was an avid sports fan, especially of the UCONN Huskies and New York Giants. Fran was predecessed by his parents, Rocco and Josephine Morline, and his sister Judith Brodeur. He is survived by his loving wife of 52 years Nancy Ellison Morline, his brother Paul Morline, as well as his nephews and nieces Eric Wetherell, Wendy Willard, Denise Cugno, Mary Ann Powers, John Brodeur, and David Brodeur. Fran and Nancy adopted several cocker spaniels over the years, and he also leaves his beloved rescue cocker spaniels Nicky and Sammy. Per Fran’s wishes, there are no services planned, and his ashes will be buried in CT at a later date. The family would like to thank the nurses and doctor at Tidewell Englewood Hospice House in Port Charlotte, FL for their wonderful care.