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Robert A. Morton

February 26, 1948 - February 22, 2020

U.S. Veteran

Burial Date February 28, 2020

Robert A. Morton, 71, of Chicopee, died on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at home. Bob was born on February 26, 1948 in Waynesburg, PA. He was the son of the late Earl and Norma Jean (Wilson) Morton. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force and was proud to have served his country. Before his retirement in 2010, he was employed by the former A. G. Spaulding Corp. Bob was predeceased by his beloved wife, Donna (Piela) Morton, who died in 2013. He is survived by a son, Robert A. Morton, Jr and his wife, Kelly of Chicopee; two brothers and a sister – Thomas Morton and his wife, Cindy of Chicopee, Patricia Morton of PA and William Morton of OH. He is also survived by Scampi, Donna and Bob’s chihuahua, who brought them both much joy. Bob’s appreciation of cars guided his interests and hobbies. He was an avid fan of NASCAR races and collector of diecast model cars. In addition, he found great pleasure in driving his prized 1973 Dodge Challenger and 1987 Corvette. Calling hours are on Thursday, February 27, 2020 from 4 to 7 pm at the Cierpial Memorial Funeral Home on 69 East St. in Chicopee Falls. Bob’s funeral will be on Friday at 10 am at the funeral home followed by his burial in St. Stanislaus Cemetery.