Clarence Morse

Obituary of Clarence Morse

Clarence D. Morse, age 87, of Campbell, NY passed away on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at Corning Hospital.

Clarence was born on January 31, 1930, the son of the late Lee and the late Martha Adeline (Cody) Morse. He was a graduate of Savona High School and later joined the United States Army, serving from 1951-1953. He married Joyce E. Green on October 31, 1953 in Bath, NY. He worked as a saw operator for Dresser-Rand.

Clarence will be remembered for his gentle, loving and kind nature. He had a great sense of humor and was known to be an understanding soul who was a true family man.

He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Joyce E. Morse; and grandchildren: Cheonna, Mike, Michael, Mishaya, Lekysha, Kamryn, Chance and Choice and Carl II, Lindsay, Genesis and Carl III.

In addition to his parents, Clarence was predeceased by his son, Carl I.

Friends and family are invited to call on Saturday, August 12, 2017 from 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM at Phillips Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 17 W. Pulteney St., Corning, NY. A funeral service will immediately follow at 2:00 PM at the funeral home. Burial will take place in the family plot in Hope Cemetery of Campbell at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Clarence's name may be made to Operation Smile, 3641 Faculty Boulevard, Virginia Beach, VA 23453 or visit