Mark Stephen Morgan Jr.(1972 - 2013)


Mark Stephen Morgan Jr.

Mark Stephen Morgan Jr., 41, of Salinas, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 3, 2013, surrounded by his loving family. For the past two and half years, Mark fought a courageous battle against cancer which earned him the nickname of Superman.

Born August 2, 1972 in Monterey, Mark graduated from Monterey High School in 1990 and worked as a Medical Transcriptionist for Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Rev. Hugh J. Morgan.

Mark is survived by his adoring wife of 18 years, Michelle Morgan of Salinas; beautiful daughters, Alyssa and Isabella Morgan; wonderful sons, Michael and Joseph Morgan; parents, Mark and Janet Morgan of Seaside; sister and brother-in-law, Trish and Raul Gamboa of Salinas; father and mother-in-law, George and Victoria Mazzoleni of Petaluma; nieces, Arabella and Haley Gamboa, both of Salinas; grandmother, Patricia Morgan of Monterey; grandmother, Alice Mazzoleni of Petaluma and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m., at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis St., Salinas, CA 93901.

Funeral service will be Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 5:30 p.m., at Struve and Laporte Chapel, 41 W. San Luis St., Salinas.

Reception following service at the Spreckels Veterans' Memorial Building, 90 5th St., Spreckels.

The Morgan Family request that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to Morgan Family Childrens Trust account #3006923741, c/o Chase Bank, 425 S. Main St., Salinas, CA 93901.

Funeral arrangements by Struve and Laporte Funeral Home. Online condolences to

Funeral Home

Struve and Laporte Funeral Chapel
41 West San Luis Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 424-0311

Published in The Salinas Californian on Sept. 7, 2013