Patricia L. "Pat" Morrison, 87, of White Oak, passed away at home on Wednesday, November 16, 2022 surrounded by family. She was born July 5, 1935 in McKeesport and was the daughter to the late Thomas H. and Nellie M. (Potter) Spence. She attended McKeesport High School and played the Clarinet in the band. She was the wife to the late George C. Morrison III, who passed away on September 24, 2008. Pat and George were High School sweethearts and got married February 8, 1955; they were married 53 years before his passing. Patricia was a dedicated housewife, loving mother, grandmother, an avid reader, and loved all types of animals. She worked for the Mon-Yough Mental Health Institute as a Social Worker but then spent her later years as the Receptionist for the White Oak Veterinary Clinic, and adopted many animals through the years.
She is survived by her son, George C. (Deborah) Morrison, IV of Belle Vernon; daughters, Karen L. (Douglas) Jensen of Bismarck, ND, and Loren N. Morrison of White Oak; grandchildren, SFC Jeremy S. (Bethany) Morrison of Fort Campbell, KY, John A. (Brittany) Morrison of Belle Vernon, Adam D. and David A. Jensen of Bismarck, ND; great-grandchildren, Georgia, Parker, Samantha, Addison, Sean, MacKenzie, and Lilly; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and husband, Pat is preceded in death by her eight siblings. Friends are welcome to the Funeral Service that will be held Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at 11:00 am at the Gilbert Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc. 1638 Lincoln Way, White Oak, PA 15131. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, director. Pastor Kevin Truman will officiate. Interment will follow at the St. Joseph Cemetery Chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made in honor of Patricia to the White Oak Animal Safe Haven at https://whiteoakanimalsafehaven.com/donations or to the McKeesport Alliance Church at 938 Summitt St. McKeesport, PA 15132 (memo: Food Pantry). Condolences can be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published November 18, 2022.