Ethel Cecilia Morgan, 105, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 with her loving family at her side at Country Arch Care Center, Pittstown, NJ.
Ethel was born on January 11, 1908 in Staten Island, NY. She was the ninth of ten children born to Charlotte Woodrow Morgan and Bernard Morgan. She was predeceased by her parents and her siblings, Robert, Allen, Charlotte, Maude, Mathilda, Mildred, Herbert, Lillian and her niece, Marie Williams and nephew, Bert Morgan.
Ethel grew up in Summit, NJ and later lived in Elizabeth before returning to Summit in the early 1960’s. She had a successful career as an accounting manager for over 38 years with the New York Telephone Company in Manhattan. She was a parishioner of St. Teresa’s of Avila Catholic Church where she was a daily communicant, a member Christ Child Society of Oak Knoll, and a member of the St. Teresa’s Rosary Society. She was also a member of the New York Telephone Pioneers. Ethel moved to Florham Park in 1997 and then to Pittstown in 2002. Ethel was loving and compassionate beyond measure and cared for many members of her family in their last illnesses. Her generosity to her nephews, nieces, and their children was boundless. She enjoyed family reunions in her honor in celebration of her 100th birthday in 2008 and her 105th birthday this past January.
She is survived by nephews Bill Williams of Basking Ridge, Allen (Clarice) Morgan of New Providence, Edward (Ronnie) Morgan of Toms River, Paul (Elizabeth) Morgan of Washington, a niece, Connie Morgan of Clearwater, FL, 14 great nieces and nephews as well as many great-great nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held on Saturday, June 1, 2013 from 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. at the Bradley, Brough & Dangler Funeral Home, 309 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ 07901. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 9:30 a.m. at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church. An interment will follow in the parish cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations in Ethel’s memory can be sent to St. Teresa of Avila Church, 306 Morris Avenue, Summit, NJ 07901. For further information or to send a condolence, go to www.bradleyfuneralhomes.com.
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