Reps. Sherrill, Norcross Statement on the Passing of Bill Morelli

November 17, 2020
Press Release

Parsippany, NJ -- New Jersey Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) and Donald Norcross (NJ-01) released the following statements honoring the life and service of Picatinny Enhancement Coalition (PEC) board member Bill Morelli: 

“I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Bill Morelli,” said Rep. Sherrill. “Bill’s lifetime of service to the Army and the depth of his dedication to Picatinny Arsenal were an example to so many. I and my colleagues on the House Armed Services Committee were so grateful for his expertise and his advice. Bill was a tireless advocate for New Jersey’s defense community and small businesses, and a fierce supporter of our veterans. My heart is with his family, his friends and his colleagues on the PEC. He will be sorely missed.” 

“My heart is broken over the sudden passing of my friend William Morelli,” said Rep. Norcross. “Bill was a tireless advocate for New Jersey’s military installations, including Picatinny Arsenal where he worked for many years. His years of dedication and service will leave a lasting legacy not only for Picatinny, but for all of our armed services. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Morelli family during this difficult time.”

Mr. Morelli was the President of the SAVIT Corporation, a small business based in Rockaway, New Jersey. Over the course of his career, he was a force for innovation, efficiency, and a tireless supporter of the mission of Picatinny Arsenal.