Ross Jonathan “RJ” Morell, 61, of Warren, PA passed away on Friday, March 13, 2015 at Warren General Hospital, surrounded by the comfort of his family, following a lengthy illness.
Born on December 14, 1953 in Warren, PA he was the son Ross J. and Ann Olson Morell. He was formerly married to Deborah Suppa, who survives.
Ross was a 1972 graduate of Warren Area High School. He served with the U.S. Air Force from 1972-1976 at the Davis Monthan Air Force Base in Arizona and later in South Korea. He was employed as a heavy construction equipment operator and truck driver for many years. Ross loved the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. A very giving person, Ross has generously donated his body to the Anatomical Gift Program with the University of Buffalo, School of Medicine.
Ross is survived by his father, Ross Morell of Warren, PA, 3 children, Paul (Michelle) Morell of Johnson City, TN, Christine (JB) Conti of Stockton, NY and Andrew Morell of Dover, NH, grandchildren, Brock, Tatum Mila, Sophie and Nicholas, 2 brothers, Michael (Pam) Morell of Erie, PA and Gregory Morell of Warren, PA, daughter-in-law, Leslie Blevins of Hampton, TN, and 3 nephews, Aaron, Joel and Colin. Ross was preceded in death by his mother, Ann Morell and sister-in-law, Jennifer Morell.
Family and friends are invited to a Celebration of RJ’s life to be held Monday, March 16, 2015 from 5-8PM at the Pleasant Township Social Hall. Those wishing to place a memorial may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA 16365 or to Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA 16365. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com