Wayne S. Morey, 83, of Bellingham passed away at Milford Regional Hospital on July 7 after a period of declining health.
He was born in Milford, the son of the late Raymond and Evelyn Morey. He had been a resident of Bellingham since December 1994 and previously lived in Hopkinton and Upton. He was a graduate of Milford High School class of 1956. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving from 1956-59 on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Leyte with the rating of E5 fire control technician second class.
Mr. Morey was active in scouting as a youth and was an Eagle Scout. He worked for IBM in various locations and positions, retiring after 31 1/2 years of service. He was a partner in Family Pizza West, located on Route 20 in Marlborough, for four years. After a rest, he went to work for First Data Investor Services of Westborough. He went to Clark University during this time and became certified as a client server developer. He was a senior applications developer at First Data and the joined the IT group at UMass Medical School as a senior applications and database developer. He later joined D.R. White Computer Services as the MIS manager and an applications and database developer. He worked there until his retirement due to medical reasons on Dec. 31, 2004.
Mr. Morey is survived by his daughters, Elizabeth Garrity and husband Jay of Alabama, and Helen D. Morey of New York; a son, Eric Morey and wife Cindy of Hopkinton; a stepdaughter, Oxana and husband Alex; two stepsons, Gregory Shevcenco and Paul Shevcenco of Tonawanda, New York; four grandchildren; one great-granddaughter; two sisters, Linda Iafrate of Craigsville and Diane Johnson of Northbridge; a brother, Kenneth of Nashua, New Hampshire; and his best friend and business partner, Dimitrios Tsakmakis.
Mr. Morey was active in volunteering and was a volunteer teaching conversational English in Saint Petersburg, Russia, and Chisinau, Moldova. Mr. Morey was a volunteer at the Bellingham Senior Center in the supportive day care program and at the Bellingham Police Department Youth Services Center.
Calling hours will be held on Monday, July 18, from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at the Buma Sargent Funeral Home, 42 Congress Street, Milford, followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. in Trinity Episcopal Church, 17 Congress Street, Milford. Cremation will take place after the service.
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