Elmeretta "Sis" Morrison
March 30, 1924 – October 19, 2012
The Lord called Elmeretta “Sis” Morrison, age 88 of Franklin Street in Ogdensburg, NY and formerly of Tupper Lake, NY and The Villages, FL to His table. There will be no calling hours and the funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family with Deacon Francis Bateman officiating. Mrs. Morrison passed away with family by her side on Friday (Oct 19, 2012) at the home of her daughter Barbara where she resided for the past nine years. Arrangements are with the Fox & Murray Funeral Home.
Surviving is her daughter Barbara Michael of Ogdensburg; grandchildren Mark Michael and his companion Tina Demo, Marianne Streeter & Christine Dobbs of Ogdensburg; Mrs. Tanya (Larry) Colleton III of Scotia, NY; great-grandchildren Brandon Dobbs of Rensselaer Falls, NY, Jesse, Jack & Alijah Michael of South Carolina, Julie Dobbs of Ogdensburg, Andrew & Emily Streeter of Heuvelton, NY, Sierra Colleton of Scotia, NY; great-great-grandchild Kaylie Conant of Ogdensburg and several nieces and nephews.
Sis was predeceased by her son William F. Morrison in 1969 & Robert E. Morrison & wife Janet in 1995; brothers Jack Narrow & wife Fran, William Martin & wife Eleanor, Elmer (Maurice) Narrow & wife Anne, Edward Narrow & wife Betty and a great-grandson Sean Christopher Michael.
She was born on March 30, 1924 in Tupper Lake, NY a daughter of Elmer & Estella (Woods) Narrow. She graduated from Tupper Lake High School and was married to Frank H. Morrison on July 2, 1944. The marriage ended in divorce in 1976. Sis worked several years at the Tupper Lake Dress Factory, and in 1973 she was employed by Sunmount Developmental Center and obtained an Associate of Science Degree from Empire State College as a Mental Hygiene Therapy Assistant in 1981. Her retirement began in 1989. Sis was very active in the Tupper Lake community as a member and officer of the Women’s Bowling League, Couples Bowling League, President of the Rod & Gun Club Auxiliary, Commander and Senior Vice commander of the DAV Auxiliary as well as a NYS Delegate, a member of the Women of the Moose, an active participant in the Heart Fund Drive, a Girl Scout Leader, President of the American Legion Auxiliary, 2nd Vice-President of the Tuberculosis-Respiratory Disease Association, Christmas Seal Campaign Chairwomen, American Heart Association member, Community Christmas Fund member, a Women's Republican Club President, an active volunteer at Sunmount Veterans Administration Hospital for many years and a member of the Buckhorn Hunting Club. In The Villages, FL she was a member of the Women’s Golf League and participated in the Senior Citizens Olympics.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of St. Lawrence Valley or The Alzheimer's Association.
- Private Funeral Service Saturday, October 27, 2012
Elmeretta "Sis" Morrison
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May 12, 2013
Mommy, i tried to retrieve my poem and grandma's memorial came up.It was so good to see her, i miss her face, i know you do too. I love you, I had a great visit today, can't wait to see you again. Happy Mother's Day! All my love, Your daughter Christine xoxoxo
October 29, 2012
Barb - I cannot believe "Sis" is gone. She was the most wonderful lady - and always had a smile. I remember all of us at your house on Chaney Avenue when we were in school - and she always had a snack for us. My deepest condolences to you and your family.
Always - Linda K (Fettes) Provo
October 27, 2012
Barb, your mom could not have made it without your love. May she rest in peace. Sue Wells
October 26, 2012
barb we are so sorry for your loss.i visited her in fla, and she came to my house in n.h.and husband bruce
sincerely janice narrow crawford
October 25, 2012
My Mother was also Grandma Morrison, Great Grandma Morrison, Great-great Grandma Morrison and Aunt "Sis" to many. She has traveled a long road, but the trip became weary for the past two months. May she be welcomed at Heaven's door and watch over her family. Barbara J Michael, Ogdensburg, NY
October 25, 2012
BARB I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS