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WARWICK, RI AND BANGOR - Eunice Morris, 94 of Warwick, Rhode Island (formerly New York) passed away on January 26, 2016. Born in Bangor, Maine, she was the wife of the late Buddy Morris and daughter of the late Jacob and Alice Cohen.

She is survived by her adored daughter and best friend, Robin Morris (Tom Welcome) of Warwick, R.I., and beloved sons, Scott Morris (Lisa Tobin) and Jimmy Morris of New York. She also leaves her grandchildren, Kevin Morris (Emily) and Jeffrey Morris of Indiana, and Lindsay Morris of New York. She shared her life with four special friends, Maureen, Sandra, Sabrina and Eileen, who enriched her days with loving care. She is also survived by her devoted cat and guardian angel, Willow.

She was predeceased by her siblings, Ada, Nathan, Pauline, Mae, and Sylvia.

Eunice was a graduate of the University of Maine, and held administrative positions in the real estate and insurance industries. In retirement she found her calling in volunteerism, receiving both local and national recognition. She was the recipient of the Health Care Financing Administration's Certificate of Merit for outstanding work on behalf of the Rhode Island Department of Elder Affairs. She served on the AARP State Leadership Team and the Economic Security and Health and Long Term Care Action Teams, as well as a Board Member of Cranston AARP Chapter #3418. She served as a tax counselor and instructor specialist for Tax-Aide, an Advisory Board member for the Women's Financial Information Program, a CASA volunteer for at risk children, and host and member of the production team for cable program Senior Journal.

She will be deeply missed by her loving children with whom she shared a unique and special bond, and everyone she touched with her sweetness and magical smile.

Graveside services will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, January 28, 2016 at Beth Israel Cemetery, Bangor.

At the family's request donations may be made in her memory to St. Jude Children's Hospital 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678 or Best Friends Animal Society 5001 Angel Canyon Road, Kanab, UT 84741 There will be a remembrance service in Rhode Island at a later date, to be announced by the family.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.BrookingsSmith.com.
Published on  January 28, 2016
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