DeMatha teacher and Hall of Fame coach Morgan Wootten passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family. He was 88.
Morgan was the varsity basketball coach for 46 seasons and won 1,274 games, over 30 conference titles and 6 national championships. He was also a teacher at DeMatha for 33 years leaving an impact on thousands of students both on the court and in the classroom.
Arrangements: Friends may call on Saturday, January 25, 2020, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. and Sunday, January 26, from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. A funeral Mass will be held on Monday, January 27, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. All services will be held at DeMatha Catholic High School, 4313 Madison Street, Hyattsville, MD, 20781, in the LT (SEAL) Brendan Looney '99, Convocation Center. In lieu of flowers, please make memorial donations to the Morgan Wootten Scholarship Fund at DeMatha. Please keep the Wootten family in your prayers.
The school and offices will be closed on Friday, January 24 and Monday, January 27.