November 16, 2017 at 2:00pm

William A. Morrissey

Memorial for William “Bill” Morrissey ’58

William [Bill] A. Morrissey, age 84, of Barrington passed away November 16th, 2017. He was born to Wilfred and Anna Morrissey in York, PA.

Bill attended St. Odilo School in Berwyn, Fenwick High School, and graduated from Morton High School, and Millikin University. He was a member of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity.

Bill was a 35-year employee of the RH Donnelley Corporation, retiring as Vice President. He was a lifelong Chicago Democrat, avid fan of the White Sox, along with whatever team was playing the Cubs.

He is survived by his sons; James [Lydia] Morrissey, Gregory Morrissey, son-in-law Philip Held, grandchildren; Jeffrey [Stephany] Held, Jonathan [Jericca] Held, Christopher [Amy] Held, Alena Morrissey, Jack Morrissey, great grandchildren; Sophie Held, Lucas Held, Grace Held, sister Anne Thompson, and Uncle to many.

He was preceded in death by his wife Sue, daughter Jean Anne Held, sisters Alice Wyatt and Patricia Morrissey.

Visitation will be 4-8:00 P.M. Monday, November 27, 2017, at Yurs Funeral Home 405 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Funeral Mass will be 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church, 2900 E. Main Street, St. Charles, IL 60174. Burial will be at Bronzewood Cemetery, Oak Brook, IL.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Spring Hill College / Men’s Basketball and mailed to Aaron Niven Spring Hill College 4000 Dauphin Street Mobile Alabama 36608 or Metavivor, Metastatic Breast Cancer Awareness, Research and Support, 1783 Forest Drive, #184, Annapolis, MD 21401 or

To leave an online condolence for the family, visit the funeral home’s obituary page at For more information, please call Yurs Funeral Home of St. Charles, 630-584-0060.

VISITATION - November 27, 2017 | 4:00 to 8:00 P.M.
Yurs Funeral Home 
405 E. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

FUNERAL - November 28, 2017 | 10:30 A.M.
St. John Neumann Catholic Church
2900 E. Main Street
St. Charles, IL 60174

BURIAL LOCATION - Bronzewood Cemetery, Oakbrook, Illinois



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