Charlene Elaine Morris, 94, of Wooster, formerly of Elyria, died Wednesday October 3, 2012 at Wooster Community Hospital. She was born on January 14, 1918 in Nova Scotia, Canada daughter of Charles Allen and Gertrude Elizabeth Gover Morfier, Sr. On May 30, 1942 she married her husband Joseph M. Morris. He preceded her in death in 1995. Charlene graduated from Bellevue High School in 1936 and obtained her nursing degree in 1939. She was a RN at Elyria Memorial Hospital for 40 years and taught at the M B Johnson School of Nursing in Elyria for 25 years. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star and was an avid Buckeye fan and enjoyed reading. Charlene is survived by her children Dr. Ken (Linda) Morris of Durham, NC, Marijane (Ralph) Hanvey of Sheffield Lake and Cindy (Bob) Sickman of Orrville; grandchildren Melissa and Rebecca Roig, Jessica Hale, Sarah (Kyle) Maynard, Meghan (Kevin) Susak, Jaclyn Sickman, Alison (Chris) Hines and Jacob (Pamela) Morris; great grandchildren William and Alyssa Gunter, Mackenzie and Riley Hale, Cadence and Miles Maynard, Jackson and Khloe Doretich, Cecilia Hines, Kaya and Xavier Susak and a brother Charles A. Bud (Edith) Morfier, Jr. of Bellevue. Along with her husband, Charlene was preceded in death by her parents. Funeral services will be held on Monday October 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St., Wooster with Rev. Larry Black officiating. Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery. Friends may call from 10:00 AM until the time of service on Monday. Contributions may be directed to either to the Salvation Army, Wooster Corps, 437 S. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691.
Salvation Army, Wooster Corps, 437 S. Market St., Wooster, OH 44691 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Greater Wayne County, 2525 Back Orrville Rd., Wooster, OH 44691
Monday October 8, 2012 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home
One hour prior to the service on Monday