Biography: Willie Morene Jr. was born June 26, 1950 at Sydenham Hospital in Harlem, New York. He departed this life September 13, 2018.
At an early age Willie wanted to work with the Fire Department so he did. He was called “Smokey”. He loved that name (smile).
After ten years, he went to work for the Department of Transportation until his retirement in 2010.
Smokey was a fun-loving person. He loved music, he loved to DJ and entertain his family and friends. He was a giving person. If he had, you’d have. Willie is preceded in death by: his parents Willie and Vernell Morene and two brothers: Vincent and Eddie Roy Morene. He leaves to mourn and cherish his memories: his sisters: Petronella, Jeanette, Vernell and Helen; brothers: Melvin, George, Johnny and Anthony; nieces: Cassandra, Teisah, Lynette, Tonya, Nikia, Taniqua, Kamilla, Latorn and Tiffany; nephews: Oscar, Melvin Jr. and Jerome; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, co-workers and friends who will miss him dearly.