Pasquale Morelle, age 88, of Salem, N.H., passed away suddenly on December 11, 2017. Pasquale was born on May 24, 1929, in Methuen to the late Biagio and Raffaella Morelle. He was a proud Korean Era Army Veteran. Pasquale work for 23 years at Gillette in Andover. He was a longtime men's basketball coach at Central Catholic High School, and a little league coach in Methuen. Pasquale enjoyed fishing, gardening and playing in various bowling leagues throughout the Merrimack Valley. He will be remembered as a big sports fan who had a vast knowledge of statistics for professional sports.
Pasquale was the beloved husband of the late Amelia (Zemis) Morelle, who was the love of his life. He was the devoted father of Lynne Morelle of Salem, N.H., and Michael Morelle of Salem, N.H. Pasquale was the dear brother of Antoinette Bonfatto of Methuen. He was the loving grandfather of Rachel Morelle, Desiree Morelle, and Ryan Morelle.
Friends and guests are invited to call on Sunday, December 17, 2017, from 2 until 4 p.m. at the Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home, 233 Lawrence St., Methuen. A funeral service will be held at the funeral home immediately following calling hours beginning promptly at 4 p.m. Donations in Pasquale's memory may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 309 Waverly Oaks Road, Waltham, MA 02452. For directions and online guestbook, please visit the funeral home website, www.pollardfuneralhome.com. The Kenneth H. Pollard Funeral Home is honored to serve the Morelle Family.
Published on December 15, 2017