Allan Morasch | Obituary | Salem news

January 21, 1935
July 16, 2022

Danvers – Allan “Buzzy” Morash passed away in the early hours of July 16, 2022 at the age of 87.
He is fondly remembered by his two children, Lauren “Lauri” Dyer and Michael Morash, and their respective spouses, Ellery and Patty; his grandchildren Emily and Ethan Dyer, Meghan Morash Collier and husband Drew, Nikki Morash Rossi and husband Kevin; his great-granddaughter Ermanna Rossi; and Joel Ginsburg, whom Al considered part of the family. He is deceased by his wife Marion “Maddie” Morash, née Castle – his high school sweetheart – to whom he was married for over 50 years. Al is also deceased of his seven siblings. Al will be missed by many loving and thoughtful neighbors, whom he often said were “the best!”
Al was born in Marblehead, MA in 1935 and grew up in the wharf district. He graduated from Marblehead High School in 1953 and went on to enjoy a four-decade career as an architectural engineer.
Al loved his hometown and often spoke of his happy childhood. He enjoyed reminiscing about the “good old days” with his muffin shop crew.
He loved making people laugh and had a reputation as a prankster, comedian and prankster. However, his greatest joy was his family. His legacy will forever be that of a loving and dedicated father, a dedicated grandfather, a kind neighbor and a lively friend.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
At his request, there will be no official memorial service. However, there will be a celebration of Al’s life in early October. Please contact Lauri at [email protected] to reply.
Family cards can be sent to Lauri Dyer, 7 Towne Hill Lane, Topsfield, MA 01983.
Donations in memory of Al can be made to Compassionate’s parent company
Care, Woburn: The Amedisys Foundation, 3854 American Way, Suite A, Baton Rouge, LA 70816 OR online at

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