Serving and Supporting the Pageantry Arts throughout New England
Serving and Supporting the Pageantry Arts throughout New England

MJA has lost one of it's greats. 


Frank M. Morris of Braintree, May 11, 2017. Beloved son of the late Francis J. and Frances E. (Maus) Morris. Devoted brother of Kathleen Morris of Dorchester, John and Mary Morris of Orleans and Edward and Donna Morris of Avon.


Frank was predeceased by Margaret Callahan, Robert Morris and Elizabeth Morris.


Frank grew up in Dorchester in St. Gregory's Parish. He was a proud member of the Boston Crusaders Drum and Bugle Corps. After playing, Frank went on to become a teacher and judge of drum corps and bands. He worked with the New England School Band Association, Bands of America, Drum Corps International and Winter Guard International, where he judged the prominent drum corps from across the country.


A highlight in Frank's life was in 2014 when he was inducted into the Massachusetts Drum Corps and Music Educators Hall of Fame.


Remembrances may be made to the Frank Morris Scholarship Fund, c/o the New England Scholastic Band Association (NESBA), c/o: Cheryl Machado Treasurer, 55 Sunnyslope Ave., Swansea, MA 02777.

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