Richard J. “Dick” Morrison, 91, of Warren, PA., died peacefully Friday morning, August 2, 2019 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, PA. He was born June 3, 1928 in Warren, PA. Dick was the son of Charles J. and Francis M. Loftus Morrison. He was a lifelong Warren resident and a 1947 graduate of Warren High School. Dick was employed with the former Bell Telephone as a cable technician for 37 years, retiring in 1990. He was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church where he served as an usher and the Warren Knights of Columbus Council where he was on their bowling league. Dick was a longtime volunteer at Warren General Hospital and was the Monday Man at the Conewango Valley Country Club Pro Shop for 13 years.
He was an avid Notre Dame and Los Angeles Dodgers Fan.
Dick is remembered for always being a loving husband and father, to his wife, children and grandchildren. His family was always very important to him. He was always a genuine down to earth social gentleman with a great sense of humor.
Dick is survived by his children, Julie Hitchcock and husband, Richard of Russell, PA., 2 Sons – Kevin Morrison of Warren, PA., Scott Morrison and wife, Colleen of Lincoln, CA. 6 Grandchildren – Ashley Patterson, Sarah Matve, Zachary Hitchcock, Alexandria Morrison, Kyle Morrison and Kathryn Morrison,
2 Great Grandsons – Ethan and Jack Patterson
Several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Elizabeth (Betty) Hanson Morrison whom he married January 22, 1955 in Dubois, PA., who died January 3, 2009, infant sister, Virginia Morrison in 1921, 1 brother – John “Jack” Morrison, 1 Sister – Jane F. Dougherty.
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Monday, August 5, 2019 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at 10:00 A.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA. with Fr. Richard Tomasone, Pastor, officiating. American Flag presentation will follow the Mass by members of the U.S. Army Personnel.
Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through a charity of one’s choice or Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA. 16365 or their link at or St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105. E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting