Priscilla M. Morse

Priscilla Masury Morse, 95, of Peabody died on June 12. She leaves family in Bourne.

Ms. Morse was born in Marblehead to Pauline Baldwin Masury and Ackley Rhodes Slee. She was predeceased by her husband, Garlan Morse, who died in 1985.

She liked to sail, cruising and racing with her husband for many years out of Marblehead and on the coast of Maine on their boat, Munchkin.

She also enjoyed playing and teaching bridge. She taught the game for 30 years and was known for teaching her students proper bridge etiquette. Later in life, she enjoyed playing in tournaments at Brooksby Village in Peabody, where she moved in 2002.

Ms. Morse leaves her children, Priscilla Masury Donovan-Mackinnon and her husband, Donald Mackinnon, of Bourne, Elisabeth Appleton Jenney and her partner, Tom Bowen, of Boston, Garlan Morse and his wife, Jody Morse, of Manchester-by-the-Sea, and Frank Baldwin Morse of Nevis, West Indies; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

A celebration of her life took place on June 14 at Brooksby Village Chapel in Peabody.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Lahey Clinic, 41 Burlington Mall Rd., Burlington, MA 01805; or Care Dimensions (Kaplan Family Hospice House), 78 Liberty St., Danvers, MA 01923.


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