Ralph E. Morse

DENMARK — Ralph E. Morse, 93, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2012 from a terminal illness.

For 20 years, he was on radio and television as a newscaster and talk show host for CBS-WEEI, Boston. In his theatre career, Ralph worked with Leo Bulgakov of the Moscow Art Theatre First Studio in New York.

During World War II, Ralph served in the U.S. Navy, Pacific war zone for three years on a PGM gunboat. Following the war, he entered broadcasting for CBS, and narrated international documentary films. In Boston, Ralph spent the rest of his talent teaching the art of the theatre before semi-retiring and moving to Denmark.

A native of Cape Cod with a family history that began with the arrival of the Pilgrims in the 1600s, Ralph was a high example of New England roots.

He is survived by his spouse, Lillian; three children, Cindy Morse Brennan, Jerome and Jonathan; nine grandchildren, three great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.

A memorial service will be held at the Denmark Arts Center in Denmark on Saturday afternoon, May 12, at 4 p.m. A private memorial service will be held at the Cedarville Cemetery, Ploughed Neck Road, East Sandwich, Mass. on Saturday, May 19, 2012 at 4 p.m.

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