Robert William Morrison

February 13, 1948 ~ September 3, 2019 (age 71)


Robert William Morrison, 71, of Reading, passed away September 3, 2019 at Berks Heim, Bern Township, where he had been a resident since 2018.

He was married November 3, 1973 to Carol Ann (Diefenderfer) Morrison, of Reading.

Born in Nescopeck, Luzerne County, February 13, 1948, he was a son of the late William and Elizabeth (Riegel) Morrison.

Robert was a 1966 graduate of the Milton Hershey School, and also attended Thaddeus Stevens Trade School for three years.

He was employed as a nuclear technician for Gilbert Associates for four years, and continued to work various jobs as a salesman with heating and air conditioning companies.

Robert was a certified swimming and diving official with the BCSA (Berks County Swimming Association) for 15 years.

Along with his wife, Robert is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth E., wife of John Cornett of Bristol, PA; and his two grandchildren, Benjamin and Khloe.

Robert was predeceased by his sister, Lynn Perry.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Animal Rescue League, 58 Kennel Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

Stitzel Family Funeral Homes & Crematory, Inc., Laureldale, is in charge of arrangements.

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