Obituaries » KIMBERLEE A. MORROW (KALLIO)
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Kimberlee A. (Kallio) Morrow, 58, of Rutland, passed away on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at UMass Memorial University Campus in Worcester after a brief illness. Kim was born in Holden on May 27, 1958 and lived her formative years in Rutland and Paxton.
Kim graduated from Wachusett Regional High School 1976. She graduated from the Hahnemann Hospital School of Nursing in 1979. She started her career as a registered nurse at Hahnemann Hospital and later in the UMass Memorial Hospital – Memorial Campus. She was a nurse in the Cardiac Critical Unit. Kim was a proud nurse and truly enjoyed her chosen profession, taking pride in the care of hundreds of patients over her 36 years.
She was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Paxton where she served as Head Deaconess. She enjoyed traveling with her husband Bill and son Will to Chincoteague Island, Virginia. Their first trip was in 1992 and during it, they found a second home. Kim was a founding member of the Chincoteague Legacy Group, a group that was near and dear to her heart. They are an organization that supports the wild Chincoteague ponies. She possessed a zest for life and will be remembered for her compassion and devotion to her family.
Kim is survived by and will be lovingly missed by her husband of 37 years, William “Bill” J. Morrow; her son, William “Will” J. Morrow III, his fiancée, Ashlee Byron and their son, Kaiden James Morrow of New Ipswich, NH; her mother, Norma Kallio of Paxton; a brother, Jeffrey Kallio of Rutland; two sisters, Julie Lemon and Jennifer Kallio both of Rutland; along with nephews and nieces. She is predeceased by her father, William Kallio.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Kim’s family from 4 to 7 pm on Wednesday, December 7, at the Miles Funeral Home, 1158 Main St., Holden. A funeral service honoring her life will be held at 11 am on Thursday, December 8, at the First Congregational Church of Paxton, 1 Church St., Paxton. Interment will be private at Worcester County Memorial Park in Paxton. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Chincoteague Legacy Group, 109 Oakdale Drive, Moyock, NC 27958.