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Item 2018-08-28-02 - Morrison, John Russell death

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Morrison, John Russell death


  • 1994-08-15 (Creation)

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Bradford West Gwillimbury Times

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August 15, 1994
John Russell Morrison passed away suddenly at his home on Monday August 15, 1994. Born on January 21, 1906, he was the eldest son of Belle (Bartholemew) and Robert Morrison. He is survived by his wife, Florence Estie Cook whom he married on December 1, 1934. Dear father of Ruth and her husband Ted Lehman of Huntsville., Ronald and his wife Colleen of Tottenham and Gail and her husband Jim Coughlin of Barrie. Loving grandfather of Darlene and her husband David, Carl and his wife Sharon, Terry, Jackie and Russell Jr. Great-grandfather of Aaron, Nicole, Dustin and Jessica. He is also survived by six brothers and sisters. Stewart (Pat), Verna (Mrs. George Parr), Maurie (Mrs. Phil Reynolds), Frank, Dorothy (Mrs. Norman Slack) and Herbert. Predeceased by brothers Leslie (Johnny) Elgin, Robert and sister Venus. Rested at the Rod Abrams Funeral Home on Tuesday where a Masonic Service was held. Rev. Jim McLenaghen conducted the funeral service from St. Andrew's Presbyterian, Beeton. Honorary pallbearers were Clayton Heuchan, Arnold Rogers, Orville Hughes and Doug Jebb. Pallbearers were Jim Milligan, Bob Milligan, Mike McCarren, Don Doucette, Gerald Ramsay and Steve Porter. Flower bearers were grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was laid to rest at St. John's Cemetery 6th Concession Tecumseth.

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Place of death not specified, but funeral service and burial were in Beeton and Tecumseth.

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