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John Peter Morici, 73, of Fairfield Glade, TN, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, at Cumberland Medical Center in Crossville.
He was born Nov. 10, 1943, in Milwaukee, WI, son of the late Pietro Morici and Rosa (Gagliano) Morici. He married Betty Gile in 1964 and they lived in Lake Geneva, WI, until they moved to Fairfield Glade in 2007.
John worked in sales for Wrightech Corporation in Waukesha, WI, until his retirement in 2007. He was a member of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church where he served as cantor and choir member. He was also a member of the Arabian Horse Association and was very active in the local club.
He is survived by his wife, Betty (Gile) Morici, Fairfield Glade, TN; daughter, Rosanne
Morici; and sisters, Jennie Heffel, Lorraine Morici and Anna Marie Gioimo.
In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his daughter, Deanna Morici; and siblings, Rosalie Morici, Pauline Morici, Mary O'Kelly and infant brother.
Funeral services will be held at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Albert Sescon officiating. Friends may call at the church prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church or any memorials made to the family, will be donated to the Arabian Horse Distress Fund.
Bilbrey Funeral Home, Inc. (www.bilbreyfh.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on January 3, 2017
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