Virginia A MorrisonFebruary 6, 1914 ~ June 15, 2017 (age 103)
Virginia A. Morrison, 103, formerly of Cheswick, died Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Concordia Rebecca Residence in Allison Park, after being a resident for 10 years. She was born Feb. 6, 1914, in Cheswick to the late Addison and Mary Evans Armstrong. and lived in Cheswick most of her life. After her husband John died in 1955, Virginia began working as a crossing guard for the borough. She was next employed by the Allegheny Valley School District as a secretary and then handled the payroll for the district through 1969. Then she worked for the Bossola Insurance Agency in Cheswick where she retired in 1976. In her retirement years she traveled extensively, including Australia and New Zealand, England, Egypt, Germany and Hawaii. Virginia was the oldest member of the Springdale United Methodist Church. She is survived by her son, Ronald E. (Margaret) Morrison, of Cabot; her daughter, Colleen M. (Robert) Cook, of Sarver; and her granddaughter, Jennifer Lynn (Larry) Peffer, of Cranberry Township. Virginia was preceded in death by her husband, John Albert Morrison, whom she married Jan. 1, 1938. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 22, in the Springdale United Methodist Church, 735 Pittsburgh St. Springdale, PA 15144, with the Rev. Megan Berkebile officiating. Internment will follow at Mt. Royal Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Springdale United Methodist Church. Arrangements under the care of the CHARLES B. JARVIE FUNERAL HOME INC., Springdale/Cheswick.