Michael J. Morrison of Middletown, NY, a lifelong resident of the area, entered into rest on Monday, January 08, 2024 at home. He was 82.
Michael was a retired farmer in Westtown after 47 years. He also worked as a custodian for the Goshen Central School District working at the Scotchtown Elementary School for 30 years.
The son of the late James Thomas Morrison and Agnes Caddigan Morrison, he was born on March 26, 1941 in Middletown, NY.
He is survived by his daughter, Christine Knibbs and partner Tom of Middletown; daughter, Patricia Johnston & husband Joseph of Middletown; son, Dr. James Morrison D.V.M. & wife Karen of Waban, MA; 5 Grandchildren, Olivia, Grace, Samantha, Alex and Nathan; sister, Catherine Ripley of Middletown; along with several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his wife Jean Zaorski Morrison; son, Michael T. Morrison and brother, James Morrison.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 11th from 10:00-11:30AM at T.S. Purta Funeral Home, 690 County Route# 1, Pine Island NY 10969.
A funeral service will be held 11:30AM Thursday, January 11th at the funeral home.
Burial will be held in St. Stanislaus Cemetery, Pine Island.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
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