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Walter S.  Morse, Jr.
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Obituary for Walter S. Morse, Jr.

Walter S. Morse, Jr., 67, of Methuen and formerly of Salem, died unexpectedly on Sunday morning, July 2, at his residence.

He was born in Salem, June 23, 1950, son of the late Walter S. and Sophia (Kulik) Morse, Sr.

Educated in the Salem school system, Mr. Morse graduated from St. John’s Prep. and earned his BA in Accounting from the University of Maine.

For several years he was a Senior Partner with Tonneson and Company, CPA, Wakefield, from where he retired in 2005.

Upon retiring he operated a consulting company called “Focus your Ideas”.

He enjoyed canoeing, sports, spending time outside with his dogs and cats, golfing, working around the house and helping others.

His survivors include his wife of 11 years, Cynthia (Cate) Morse of Methuen, two daughters; Lauren Morse of Oregon and Courtney Morse of Beverly, a step daughter; Jennifer Walsh of Westford and her children; Abigail, Katelyn and Matthew.

Funeral service will be private and at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, Haverhill and Bradford. To share a memory or for more information please visit

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