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Gladys Louise Morgan

 
January 10, 1927 - September 8, 2015
 

Gladys Louise Morgan, 88, passed away on Tuesday, September 8, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield.
Gladys was born on January 10, 1927 to Frank and Louise Mitch. She married Robert G. Morgan on November 8, 1952 at Sacred Heart Church in Springfield, Illinois. Bob predeceased Gladys on November 26, 1999. Gladys was also predeceased by her parents, her sister, Irene Wheeler, and two infant children, Patricia and Michael.
Gladys is survived by four children Kathleen (Alan) Barnhart, Robert (Gwen) Morgan, Mary (Mark) Petrilli, and Timothy Morgan; eight grandchildren, Amy Barnhart, Erica (Phil) Hostelter, Shane (Regina) Morgan, Melissa Morgan, Lisa (Ryan Bangert) Petrilli, Alana (Josh) Petrilli-Downen, George Petrilli and Claire Cook; two step grandchildren, Mark Miller and Mike (Kelli) Miller and fourteen great-grandchildren.
Gladys proudly graduated from Sacred Heart Academy in 1945. She worked for many years at St. John’s Hospital in the purchasing department, and then for nine years at Sacred Heart Credit Union before retiring in 1989.
Gladys and Bob were charter members of Christ the King Church in Springfield, Illinois. Gladys was a member of St. Louise de Marillac, Legion of Mary Auxiliary, and Christ the King Alter and Rosary Society. She volunteered at St. John’s Breadline and St. Joseph’s Home, and she was a Samaritan at St. John’s Hospital.
The family would like to thank the Sisters and staff at St. Joseph’s Home for their compassion and for the care they provided to Gladys. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you please send donations to St. Joseph’s Home of Springfield, 3306 South Sixth Street Road, Springfield, IL 62703.
Visitation: 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, Friday, September 11, 2015 at Christ the King Church, 1930 Barberry Road, Springfield, Illinois
Funeral Mass: 12:30 pm, Friday, September 11, 2015 at Christ the King Church with Monsignor David Lantz officiating. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery.
All who wish to celebrate Gladys’s full and beautiful life are invited to the K. of C. Council 364, 2200 South Meadowbrook Road, Springfield, Illinois following the services.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you please send donations to St. Joseph’s Home of Springfield, 3306 South Sixth Street Road, Springfield, IL 62703.


Visitation Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Time: 11:30 am

End Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Time: 12:30 pm

Christ The King Church

Address:

1930 Barberry Drive, Springfield, IL, 62704

Memorial Information

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you please send donations to St. Joseph’s Home of Springfield, 3306 South Sixth Street Road, Springfield, IL 62703.


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