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Margaret J. Morrissey Harper
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Birth: Nov. 29, 1919
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Aug. 4, 2011
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Margaret J. Harper, 91, formerly of Vail and recently a guest at Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone, died Thursday at the Tyrone Hospital Emergency Room.

She was born in Tyrone, daughter of Frank and Minnie (Magill) Morrissey. She married Melvin Clair Harper on March 6, 1939, and he died June 18, 2007.

Surviving are a son, Sheldon L. (Cindy) of Tyrone; seven grandchildren: Timothy, Troy, Darlene Kinard, James L., Elaine R. Peachey, Matthew and Amy Fleck; 14 great-grandchildren; a daughter-in-law, Donna Harper of Palm Coast, Fla.; and two sisters: Hannah Isenberg of Tyrone and Lois Blake of Philipsburg.

She was preceded in death by a son, Clair L.; four brothers: John, William, Wilbur and Robert; and three sisters: Mary Maule, Ruth Davidson and Gladys Raling.

Margaret was a homemaker and devoted to her family. She was a longtime member of Bald Eagle Grange and attended adult classes for upholstery.

Friends will be received from noon until the 2 p.m. funeral service Sunday, Aug. 7, 2011, at Derman Funeral Home Inc., Tyrone, the Rev. Norman E. Huff officiating. Interment will be at Bald Eagle Cemetery.

Altoona Mirror 
Family links: 
  Frank S Morrissey (1888 - 1946)
  Minnie Daugherty Magill Morrissey (1888 - 1955)
  Melvin Clair Harper (1916 - 2007)
  Clair LeRoy Harper (1939 - 2008)*
  Ruth Mae Morrissey Davidson (1908 - 2000)*
  Wilbur Morrissey (1910 - 2000)*
  Mary Etta Morrissey Maule (1911 - 1991)*
  John Frank Morrissey (1913 - 1999)*
  Gladys Morrissey Raling (1916 - 2009)*
  Ella Magdaline Morrissey (1917 - 1918)*
  Margaret J. Morrissey Harper (1919 - 2011)
  Lois M Morrissey Blake (1921 - 2014)*
  Robert E. Morrissey (1923 - 2008)*
  William A Morrissey (1926 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Bald Eagle Cemetery
Bald Eagle
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Maintained by: Michael Milliken
Originally Created by: Warren Eastright
Record added: Aug 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 75021220
Margaret J. <i>Morrissey</i> Harper
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Margaret J. <i>Morrissey</i> Harper
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