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Mark A. Morse, 78

NORTH ADAMS, Mass. —  Master Gunnery Sergeant Mark Anthony Morse 78 of Lemon Grove CA. and formerly of North Adams, MA, died March 21, 2021. He was born in North Adams on January 4, 1943 a son of the late Charles Morse Jr. and Geraldine (Grady) Morse. Mark attended schools in North Adams including St. Joseph High School.

He was enlisted in the United States Marine Corp from 1967 until 1989 when he was honorably discharged as Master Gunnery Sergeant. He was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife Dolina Diep Morse, two daughters Rebecca Owens and Sarah Morse, one son Mark Morse Jr. Seven grandchildren, three great grandchildren, two sisters Joyce Forth and Sarah Morse-Field and one brother Joseph Morse. He also leaves his former wife Linda Alfred. He was predeceased by two brothers, Charles Morse III and Michael Morse.

Funeral services will take place at Wednesday April 7, 2021 at 11AM at the Flynn & Dagnoli Funeral Home, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St. North Adams, MA. Burial with full military honors will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Pownal, VT. Calling hours at the funeral home are Wednesday from 9:30-11:00 AM. To add to the Book of Memories, please visit

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Sending condolences, so very sorry for your loss.
from: Betty Sartorion: 04-12-2021

To the Morse family, I am so sorry for your loss of Mark.
from: Pam (Richards) Kidderon: 04-09-2021

Joe, Sarah, and Joyce: I was sorry to read about the passing of your brother. You are in my thoughts during this difficult time.

from: Teresa Barry Boucheron: 04-08-2021

Sarah, I am so sorry to read of the passing of your brother. My thoughts are with you and your family.
from: Jean Tatroon: 04-08-2021

To the Morse Family, I'm am so sorry for your loss. May he RIP.
from: Craig Millardon: 04-07-2021

To my brothers beautiful wife Dolena; you are truly beautiful inside and out. He was so lucky to have found you. To "Scosh" as Mark called you. He loved you so much and would tell me over and over how smart you are, how pretty you are, how hard you work, and how proud he was of you.
from: Sarah Morse-Fieldon: 04-07-2021

Joyce and Sarah. Sorry to hear of Markís passing. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
God Bless
from: Tom Maharon: 04-07-2021

Sarah, Iím very sorry to hear about your brother.
from: Jim Wolon: 04-07-2021

So sorry for your loss Joyce.
from: Mary Ellen Morrisseyon: 04-07-2021

Semper Fi and God bless you and your family...
Herman Bishop
USMC, 1967 through eternity...
from: Herman Bishopon: 04-07-2021

To Joyce & Sarah, I am sincerely sorry for your loss. ❤️
from: Diane Gallese Parsonson: 04-07-2021

Sarah & Joe, Sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Thoughts with you
from: David Bergeron: 04-07-2021

To my big brother who always took such good care of me. I will always remember my days with you fishing on the Greenfield River; and of course, your sunny and upbeat outlook on life.
from: Sarah Morse-Fieldon: 04-07-2021

Joe, my condolences on the loss of your brother.
from: Shaun Spragueon: 04-06-2021