Mark Steven Schmorrow
Schmorrow, 44, of Ipswich, passed away Tuesday June 18, 2019 following a
lengthy battle with Adrenomyeloneuropathy. He passed peacefully at home
with his wife and children at his bedside. Mark was the loving, newlywed
husband of Laurie A. Moon-Schmorrow, also of Ipswich, with whom he shared
many years of love together, including nearly two years of marriage.
2, 1974 in Gloucester, he was the son of the late Michael D. Schmorrow,
Sr., and Marilyn A. (Thompson) Schmorrow, also formerly of Gloucester.
Mark attended Gloucester schools as a child and is a Carpentry graduate of
North Shore Vocational Technical High School in Middleton. As a younger
man, Mark held positions as a carpenter, machinery mechanic, truck driver,
and sales at many North Shore-based companies, including The Building
Center, Essex Septic, Good Harbor Filet and Synventive.
sports fan, Mark was devoted to the Patriots and Bruins. A lover of
woodworking, Mark built many beautiful pieces of furniture in his spare
time. A self-proclaimed “amateur chef,” Mark enjoyed cooking for his
family. He loved being outside, sitting by the fire, with his dogs,
Hershey and the late Pablo, and sipping a Captain and Coke while enjoying
time with family and friends.
survived by his devoted wife, Laurie Moon-Schmorrow and their three
children, Joshua A. Volland, Emily M. Moon and Alexander R. Moon, all of
Ipswich. Mark is also survived by his brother, Michael D. Schmorrow, Jr.
and his wife Dana, of Lynn, and their two sons, Michael D. Schmorrow, III
and his fiancé, Melissa Martin of Gloucester, and James Schmorrow of Lynn.
He is also survived by many loving nieces, nephews, cherished friends and
Visiting hours will be held Tuesday, June 25
from 11 am to 2 pm in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High Street,
and friends are cordially invited. A reception will be held at Mark’s home
immediately following visiting hours.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests a
donation be made in Mark’s memory to ALEX-TLC, based in London at
www.alextlc.org or the Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Avenue,
Salem, MA 01970.
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