MORRISONVILLE — Mr. William Jackson Morrow, 81, of Shingle Street, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2007, at his home surrounded by his loving family after a long courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altona on Nov. 22, 1925, son of the late Frank and Bertha (Staley) Morrow.
William served in the U.S. Army with active duty during World War II from 1944 to 1946, returning home and spent his time farming. He also had a milk pickup and delivery service. In 1957 he began working for Georgia Pacific in Plattsburgh until he retired in January of 1989. He then began working for the Saranac School District as a custodian until he retired in April of 2006 due to his illness.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 57 years, Isabelle (Jordan) Morrow; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Ronald "Rocky" and Susan Morrow of Plattsburgh, Carl and Wendy Morrow, Darin and Lisa Morrow, Michael Morrow, all of Morrisonville; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Linda and Bernie Steady, Deborah and Larry Rabideau, Connie and Rick Webber, all of Morrisonville, Judy Price of Plattsburgh; two sisters and one brother-in-law, Charlotte Patnode of Saranac, Teen and Homer Seguin of Ellenburg; three brothers and two sisters-in-law, Earl and Betty Morrow, Millard and Deborah Morrow of Morrisonville, James Morrow of Plattsburgh; 14 grandchildren, Rebecca, Jennifer, Amanda, Jacki, Jeremy, Ronnie, Joshua, Stephanie, Corey, Colby, Shelby, Billy, Adam, Paige; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
He is predeceased by one brother, Charles "Sonny" Morrow; and two sisters, Edith Baker and Frances Morrow.
Family will receive guests Friday, Jan. 26, 2007, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Heald Funeral Home, 48 Court St., Plattsburgh. Members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 125 are asked to meet at 7:30 p.m. for services. A private funeral service will be held at the convenience of the family.
Donations in his memory may be made to Hospice of the North Country or the FitzPatrick Cancer Center at CVPH.