Virginia Rose (Burt) Morgan, age 90, formerly of Coal Bank Road, West Salem Township, passed away peacefully Monday, May 7, 2018 with her family at her side.
She was born in Union City, Pennsylvania on June 19, 1927 to Bishop F. and Hazel (Berghoff) Burt.
She graduated from Penn High School in 1945.
Virginia was a member of First Baptist Church, Greenville and had been previously active with the Baptist Women’s Association.
She had been employed at Camp Reynolds at the end of WWII and had also worked at Talon Corporation in Meadville, G.C.Murphy’s in Greenville and had driven bus. She had also been a bookkeeper for her husband, James, at Morgan’s Body Shop for over 30 years and worked in distribution and as a bookkeeper at the Record Argus. Later in life, through Green Thumb, she worked in the Bindery at Thiel College and enjoyed volunteering at St. Paul’s.
Her hobbies and interests included, camping, crafts and helping her family.
On November 14, 1947 she married James Davis Morgan and after recently celebrating 70 years of marriage, he passed away on January 6 of this year.
Virginia is survived by two daughters, Debra Dooley of Killen, Texas and Diana Swartwood and her husband, Ronald, of Greenville; a son, James D. Morgan, Jr. and his fiancée, Brenda Augustine of Greenville; two brothers, Andrew Burt and his wife, Georgine and John Burt and his wife, Laverna, all of Greenville; a grandson, Michael Dooley and his wife, Melissa and five great-grandchildren, all of Kileen, Texas; as well as many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; two brothers, William Burt and Gerald Burt and a sister, Margaret Neal.
Calling hours will be held Friday, May 11, 2018, 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Loutzenhiser-Jordan Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 366-368 S. Main St., Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Funeral service will be Saturday, May 12, 2018, 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. John Canon, officiating Pastor of Jerusalem Christian Church
Burial with committal prayers will be in Shenango Valley Cemetery, Greenville, Pennsylvania.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donors choice.
A television tribute will air Friday, May 11 at the following approximate times: 6:41 a.m. WYTV, 8:41 a.m. MyYTV, 9:58 a.m. on FOX, 12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.