John A. Morrison ColonieJohn A. Morrison, 85, of Colonie, passed away on Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Colonie and was the son of the late George and Elizabeth Misner Morris- on. John served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 through 1947. He was em- ployed for 38 years as a wedge maker at the General Electric Company, re- tiring in 1987. John was a life member and past assistant chief at the Stanford Heights Fire Department in Colonie. He was a life member of the Rotterdam Elks #2157, a mem- ber of the Lisha Kill Seniors, Li- sha Kill Reformed Church and a longtime volunteer at the Scottish Games. John is the beloved husband of 63 years to Anna May Mor- rison. He is the devoted father of William A. (Deborah) Mor- rison, Janice A. Mersinger (late Mario) and Patricia A. (Emery) Dergosits. He is the brother of Dorothy Harvey and Edna (George) Sehmel. John is the cherished grandfather of Thomas (Jean) and Trevor (Kimberly) Morrison, Kathleen Leavenworth, Lisa (Steven) Trevlakis, Emery Dergosits (Kate Danbury) and the late William Leavenworth (Ame- lia). He is also survived by 12 great-grandchildren and sever- al nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m. at New Comer Cannon Funeral Home, 343 New Karner Rd., Colonie. Fu- neral services will be Monday morning at 11 a.m. at Lisha Kill Reformed Church, 2131 Central Ave., Colonie. Entombment will follow at Evergreen Me- morial Park. At the request of the family, memorial contributions are suggested to Community Hos- pice of Schenectady, 1411 Union Street, Schenectady, NY 12308 or Stanford Heights Fire Dept., 2240 Central Ave., Sche- nectady, NY 12304 in memory of John A. Morrison. To leave a special message for the family online, visit NewcomerAlbany.com
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Mar. 15, 2013