Robert E. Morrison

Robert E. Morrison, 89, formerly of Granville, passed away at 1:03 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Ohesson Manor, Lewistown.

Born Oct. 17, 1927 in Bratton Township, he was a son of the late John I. and Mary E. (Miller) Morrison Sr. His wife, Ottlie (Knox) Morrison, preceded him in death on July 11, 2007.

Surviving are: four children, Barbara A. DeArment and husband Clyde, of Mechanicsburg, Connie Sue Nanasi and husband John, of Lewistown, John T. Morrison and wife Kathy, of Mt. Joy, and Michael L. Morrison and wife Polly, of Lewistown; eight grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by four siblings: Paul M. Morrison, Doris J. Morrison, Barbara Jean Rittenhouse and John I. Morrison Jr.

Employed as a rigger in the maintenance department at the American Viscose division of FMC Corp. for 30 years, he later retired in 1989 from the maintenance department of Standard Steel.

He was a member of the Granville United Methodist Church, and a Life Member of the Lewistown Moose Family Center.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family with Pastor Michael Sigler officiating. Interment will be in Pine Glen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Granville United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 142, Granville, PA 17029; or to the Ohesson Manor Activities Department, 276 Green Ave. Extended, Lewistown, PA 17044.

Harshbarger Funeral Home, McVeytown, is in charge of arrangements.