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Ruth S. (Schenley) Morris

February 23, 1930 — May 27, 2023


Ruth S. Morris, age 93, formerly of Indiana, PA, of Everett, passed away on Saturday, May 27, 2023. The daughter of August and Fannie (Strong) Schenley, she was born in Berwinsdale, PA. in 1930.

Ruth Morris was preceded in death by her husband, Robert L. Morris. She was especially proud of her children and grandchildren: a daughter, Karen Sue Morris, in Bedford (her partner Don Lauver), and a son and daughter-in-law, Gregg and Laura Morris, of Venetia, PA, and their daughters, Meghan and Julia. Ruth is also survived by a brother, Robert Schenley, of Oak Ridge, TN.

She graduated from Pennsylvania State University in 1951 and completed a Masters degree from Bucknell University. She taught in the public schools of Emporium, St. Marys, and Point Marion in PA and in Cumberland, MD. She taught at Lycoming College before serving as Chair of the Business and Information Technology Department at Indiana University of Pennsylvania where she was granted emeritus status upon retirement.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, July 15, 2023, at 11:00 AM at the Calvary Presbyterian Church, 695 School St. Indiana, PA. 15701, with a reception to follow.

Memorial contributions can be made to Four Footed Friends of Indiana County, 220 Beck Rd. Indiana, PA. 15701, Tomorrow's Hope: 6260 Heverly Blvd. Coalport, PA. 16627 or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be expressed at Arrangements entrusted to Louis Geisel Funeral Home, Bedford, Pennsylvania.

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Saturday, July 15, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Calvary Presbyterian Church

695 School Street, Indiana, PA 15701

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