(Asbury Park Press)
JOHN PATRICK MORGAN
AGE: 53 KEANSBURG
John Patrick Morgan, 53, passed away at home on Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010. Born in NYC, NY, he was raised and resided in Keansburg, NJ. He was a graduate of Keansburg High School and of Parsons School of Design, New York City, NY. John was a freelance artist and cartoonist for magazines and newspapers. John published a cartoon in the Courier news. He was also the author and illustrator for "Fission Chicken" a cartoon series. John was an avid reader. He was a kind and gentle man and will be dearly missed.
Preceded in death by his father, John W. Morgan in 2009, John is survived by his mother, Anna (nee Nolan) Morgan of Toms River, NJ; two brothers, Dennis and his wife Sharon Morgan of Ocean Twp., NJ and Stephen Morgan of Highlands, NJ; one sister, Margaret and her husband Mark Baranyay of Toms River, NJ. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Dennis and Alyssa Morgan and Bryan, Christopher and Lauren Baranyay.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 from 2-4 and 6-8pm at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals 145 St. Catherine Blvd. Toms River, NJ. The funeral service will take place 3:00pm Tuesday at the funeral home. Committal will be private. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.ryanfuneralhome.com
Published in Asbury Park Press on Jan. 2, 2011