Robert E. Morisseau

Published 7:25 pm Friday, July 31, 2020

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The Reverend Robert E. Morisseau, born December 3, 1932 in St. Louis, Missouri and long-time resident of Duck, died suddenly and peacefully on July 29, 2020 at Norfolk General Hospital.

He is survived by wife Caroline; children Stephen, Sarah and Jonathan; their spouses Mary Lee Delafield, Paul Lafferty and Kathy Morisseau; and grandchildren Christopher and William Morisseau; Alexandra and Nicholas Lafferty; and Lauren, Kristin and Patrick Morisseau.

A priest in the Episcopal Church, Robert was active in many roles at All Saints’ Episcopal Church in Southern Shores. He served congregations in Oneida and New City, New York, until his retirement in 1994, and was Chaplain at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City for many years.

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The Rev. Cynthia Simpson of All Saints’ conducted a small prayer service at the family’s home in Duck on August 1. His ashes will be interred at All Saints’ garden and at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine at a later date.

To express condolences, visit Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.