2011-01-06 / Obituaries

Roberta Morrison

Shippensburg, 86

Roberta M. “Bertie” Morrison, 86, a resident of the Episcopal Home, Shippensburg, died Saturday, January 1, 2011, in the home.

Born November 2, 1924, in Saxton, she was a daugh- ter of the late Caulder and Flo Truax Dickinson.

She attended Mongul United Brethren Church and was a member of the ladies auxiliary of the Durff-Kuhn VFW Post 6168. She enjoyed sewing, crafts, cooking, baking and doing furniture upholstery.

She is survived by 11 children: Alice Mathna and her husband Dallas; Judy Van- Scyoc and her husband Wesley; and Tam Crider and her husband Jerry, all of Shippensburg; David Black and his wife Donna, Dorothy Keebaugh and her husband Edgar and Rose Reed and her husband Gary, all of Chambersburg; Douglas Black and his wife Elizabeth and Stephen Black and his wife Debra, all of Newburg; Wade Black and his wife Avis and Ruth Shughart and her husband Ron, all of Carlisle; and Robert Black and his wife Wanda, Orrstown; one stepson, Charles Morrison, Newville; two sisters: Maude Thomas, McConnellsburg; and Gaye McConnaughey, Huntingdon; two brothers: Jake Dickinson of Everett; and Leroy Dickinson of Mont Alto; 21 grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her first husband, Merrill E. Black, her second husband, Ralph Morrison; one daughter, Juanita Martin and two brothers.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 6, in Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home Inc., Shippensburg. Rev. Rocky W. Spear will officiate. Burial will be in Mongul Cemetery. A viewing will be held Wednesday, January 5, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., in the funeral home.

Memorial contributions ay be made to the E East Burd Street, Shippensburg, PA 17257.

Online condolences at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

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