Norton Morrison

Born: Mon., Sep. 1, 1930
Died: Mon., Feb. 4, 2019

Gathering of Family and Friends

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, Sun., Feb. 10, 2019
Location: Hubley Hall

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Norton “Corky” Morrison died with his family at his side on February 4, 2019.  Born in September 1, 1930 to Frank and Dorothy Morrison, he was raised in Torrington and Madison, CT and graduated from Daniel Hand High School, Perkiomen School  and Duke University. Corky worked for few years as an adjuster for  Connecticut General Insurance, and then went into sales for Union Camp Corporation before retiring in 1991.  He and Fran were married in 1962. They enjoyed dinner parties, dancing, traveling the world and spending time with family.  For many years he could be found under classic cars getting his hands dirty, or enjoying tours in those cars with Fran.  In his later years he would be found enjoying meals and conversation with friends at local restaurants, Madison Beach Club and Madison Winter Club.

He is survived by his children Tess (and husband Stephen Keating) and Tyler (and wife Margaret); grandchildren Maggie Harris, Steve Keating, Annie, Tessa and Finn Morrison, and Ian and Aidan Keating; and great-grandchildren Taylor, Annabeth, Kenny and Colt Harris.  He was predeceased by his parents, older brother Ty, and the love of his life Fran.

A gathering to remember Corky will be held between 1 – 3 pm Sunday February 10, 2019 at Hubley Hall at the First Congregational Church of Madison.  In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the E.C. Scranton Memorial Library. To sign the online guestbook please visit

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Kay Cosgriff
   Posted Wed February 06, 2019
Tyler and Tess: My thoughts and prayers are with you and yours. Sorry I will be unable to attend. Love, Kay

Thomas G Fischer
   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
I'm very sorry to learn of the passing away of Mr. Norton.
I always enjoyed our talks at The Madison Beach Club.
My sincere condolences to the family.

   Posted Thu February 07, 2019
I’m sorry to hear about Corky he came into my restaurant every Monday night An he made me laugh I will miss him he was real nice Gentleman my condolences to his family

Judith Kenyon
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
Please except my sincere condolences.
Although I never knew Corky, I am forever indebted to him for his wonderful gift to me.
He relieved a great burden that was in my heart and mind for many years.
May Tyler and his family be filled with comfort and peace and the knowledge of a job well done.

Deb Eichler
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
Sorry to hear of Corky's passing. He will be dearly missed. Best wishes to his family

UTRC Legal Department
   Posted Fri February 08, 2019
Tyler- We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Let us know how we can help support you and your family.

Will Farnam
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019
I am so sorry to lose one of nicest and friendliest people I know. I shall miss seeing him Sunday morning at the Beach Club. My sincere condolences to his family and his friends.

Mr and Mrs Douglas Adams
   Posted Sat February 09, 2019
A very best friend will be missed more than words can express.

Lynne and Ted Howard
   Posted Sun February 10, 2019
We will miss his upbeat greetings and friendly presence at the Madison Beach Club. A true gentleman.
Please accept our condolences.

Gini Vancil
   Posted Sun February 10, 2019
Dear Tess and Tyler

I am so sorry for your loss. Your father was such a wonderful man - It is hard to imagine not seeing him surrounded by firends and family on the MBC lawn for summers to come.