2018-09-12 / Obituaries

Edna Morse

Edna G. Morse, 98 passed away September 10, 2018 at Chestnut Park Nursing Home in Oneonta.

She was born on May 4, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York the daughter of Edgar and Alice Gaarn. She moved to Roxbury in her teens when her father took a position with the National Bank of Roxbury. Edna graduated from Roxbury Central School in 1938. On September 21, 1941 she married Lindon (Lindy) B. Morse of Roxbury where they would live and raise their family. Lindy predeceased her on July 13, 2009. Besides her parents she was predeceased by a sister, Carolyn Weidemann.

As a wife, mother and grandmother her love for her family knew no bounds. Edna always had time and space for them in her day. Her simple pleasure in life was being with family. She was a member of the Ralph S. Ives Jr. Women’s Auxiliary, The Order of the Eastern Star and the Roxbury Methodist Church.

Edna is survived by her sons, Fred and Shirley Morse of Margaretville, NY and Thomas and April Morse of Rosharon TX., grandsons Justin Morse of Denver, CO, Andersen Morse of Margaretville, NY, Leamon Morse and Kelan Captain of Rosharon, TX.

Friends and family may call from 1:00 – 3:00 Friday, Sept. 14, 2018 at the Miller Funeral Home, Main Street, Roxbury, NY. A memorial service will immediately follow at 3:00 p.m. Memorial contributions in Edna’s name may be made to the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society, Delhi, NY or The Roxbury Methodist Church, Roxbury, NY. Committal services will be private at a later date. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.

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