Edith O. (Barrick) Morrison, 86, of Carlisle, passed away
on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 in the Sarah A. Todd Memorial Home, Carlisle. She was born on March 26,
1931 in Carlisle, and was a daughter of the late George and Esther (Killinger) Barrick and the widow of Robert E. Morrison,
who passed away on July 29, 2008.
Edith graduated from Boiling Springs High School and retired
from the Borough of Carlisle Water Department where she worked as an accounting clerk. She also worked
at the Hamilton Elementary School in Carlisle where she was head of the kitchen. Edith was a member of
the Carlisle First Church of God, the Woodman of the World and the Order of Eastern Star.
is survived by two sons; Thomas L. (wife, Winona) Morrison of York, SC and Richard E. “Rick” Morrison of Carlisle,
three brothers; Harold, Lee and Larry and three sisters; Faye, Louise and Pearl, one grandson, Jared R. Blackway and many
nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by one daughter, Lynda K. Blackway, who passed away on June
22, 2017, two brothers; William and Robert and three sisters; Mary, Mae and Romaine.
A viewing will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, September 29, 2017 followed by funeral services at 2:00 p.m. in the Ewing
Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle, with Rev. Michael R. Poe officiating. Burial will
be in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made
to the Pennsylvania
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to hear this Rick. You were such a devoted son to her and filled her final years full of love with your regular visits. Have
missed seeing you since mine was moved to another wing. Sending you best wishes as you go through this transition.
Sorry to hear of your Mom's passing. I remember her as a very kind
and soft spoken woman. Cherish your memories.
Sandy Bixler Hepfer.
very sad to hear of your mother's passing. She is at peace now! I will miss seeing her!
Julie Knouse Thompson
Rick, So saddened to hear of your Mother's death. There are no words to make your
heartache any less . Mom holds a special, special place in our hearts that are like none other. Hopefully some comfort
comes from your memories. Prayers for you....
Nancy Thimgan Mercado
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