E. Jean Morrison (1927 - 2015)

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E. Jean Morrison, 87, Beechton Road, Brockway, died Sunday, April 26, 2015, at her residence.
Born Oct. 7, 1927, in Brockway, she was the daughter of the late William G. and Laura Feldman Buskirk. She was married to Joseph E. Puhala. He preceded her in death May 17, 1987. Jean then married Millard Morrison and he preceded her in death Oct. 12, 1994.
Retired, she had been employed as a packer at Brockway Glass for 32 years, served as a school bus driver for the Brockway School District and was the owner of Morrison Trucking Inc.
Jean was a member of the Presbyterian Church in Brockway.
In 1973 she was instrumental in starting the Brockway Ambulance Service. Over the next 41 years she served as an attendant, EMT, board member and treasurer.
She headed up the children's Christmas party for many years as well as the hot sausage stand at the Old Fashion 4th of July Celebration.
Jean also was an NRA member and enjoyed watching the birds and the deer around her farm. Her favorite pastimes were building fires in her fireplace and spending time with her grandchildren.
She is survived by three daughters: Diana Kost of Sykesville, Ruth Joy Keister of West Middlesex, Peggy Thompson of Brockway; two sons, Joseph (Frances) Puhala, George (Sandy) Puhala both of Brockway.
She is also survived by 12 grandchildren: David, Gregory, Traci, Bruna, Jeff, Rebecca, Renee, Colt, Margo, Joe, Jack and Adam as well as 17 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by a son, Tommy Puhala; three sisters: Dorothy Hilton, Eudora Fike and Nellie Repiscak; and two brothers, John and Ray Feldman.
There will be no public visitation. A memorial service will be announced at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to the Brockway Area Ambulance Service or Penn Highlands DuBois Hospice.
The Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home in Brockway is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be left at csfhinc.com.
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Carlson-Shugarts Funeral Home Inc
1033 4Th Ave
Brockway, PA 15824
(814) 268-2732
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Published in The Courier Express from Apr. 28 to Apr. 29, 2015