Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Morgan 1923 - 2017 Beloved Mother HERKIMER - Mrs. Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Morgan, a longtime Herkimer resident, passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Valley Health Services, with the love and support of her family by her side. She was born on August 15, 1923, in Rochester, the daughter of the late Thomas and Florence (Lytle) Partlon. She came to Herkimer at a young age, attending St. Francis de Sales School and graduating from Herkimer High School. On February 19, 1949, Betty was joined in marriage to Richard F. Morgan, at St. Francis de Sales Rectory, in Herkimer. Mr. Morgan died on October 28, 2004. Betty was last employed as a sales clerk at the Herkimer Camera Shop and also at one time worked for Standard Desk Factory and later, the Herkimer Evening Telegram. She was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Church in Herkimer. In Betty's spare time, she enjoyed playing bridge and also was considered a worldwide traveler. Above all, Betty loved spending time with her family and friends. She will be dearly missed. Betty is survived by a son, Dennis B. Morgan and Carol Bell, of Westmoreland; a daughter, Debora Marrone and husband, Thomas, of Mohawk; two grandchildren, Thomas Marrone and wife, Katie, of Oswego, and Kate Marrone and fiancé, Kenny Floyd, of South Lake, Tahoe. She also leaves three great-grandchildren, Cadance, Dawson and John. She enjoyed visits from nieces, BJ, Beth and MaryLee. She also leaves behind nieces, nephews, in-laws, and her right-hand man, Bob Rasch. Betty was predeceased by her brother, Thomas Partlon. A special thanks goes out to her niece, Chris Dygert, for her constant support, help, and kindness to her aunt. The family also extends a heartfelt thank you to the staff of 2 West at Valley Health Services, along with the compassionate care she received from Hospice. Visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, at the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 N. Washington Street, Herkimer (FKA Holleran Funeral Home). Funeral services will take place on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, at 9:30 AM from the funeral home and 10:00 AM at St. Francis de Sales Church with Fr. Mark Cunningham celebrating a Mass of Christian Burial. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Francis de Sales Church or to the Herkimer County Humane Society. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Harry and Kevin Enea and Martin L. Ciaccia, Funeral Directors of the Enea Family Funeral Home, 220 North Washington Street, Herkimer (315) 866-1011.
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