James Morrash

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James Morrash, of Media, Pa., died Sunday, May 26, 2013, in Allentown.

He was born in Wilkes-Barre on March 22, 1926, and graduated from Meyers High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Second World War.

He received his bachelor's degree in engineering from Penn State University and his master's degree in engineering from the University of Delaware. He had a successful career with Westinghouse Corp. and retired after many years with them.

He was married to Betty - Elizabeth Levergood Morrash - who died in 1996. He was also preceded in death by his parents, Michael and Helen Morrash, and his many siblings, George, John, Lamya, Elias, Sadie, Albert, Mary, Jennie and Joseph.

He is survived by many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews, who lovingly knew him as Uncle Jim.

James and Betty were avid golfers and travelers. They were longtime members of the Rolling Green Golf and Country Club in Springfield, Pa. James continued to be an active member of the Rolling Green Country Club after Betty's passing, where he will be deeply missed.

There will be a graveside service and burial 11 a.m. Friday at the St. Mary Antiochian Orthodox Cemetery in Hanover Township. There will be no calling hours.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his name to Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Hospital, Good Shepherd Plaza, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown, PA 18103.

Arrangements by Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, 59 Parrish St., Wilkes-Barre.
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Mamary-Durkin Funeral Service, Inc - Wilkes Barre
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Published in Times Leader on May 29, 2013
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