Ret. Maj. Raymond L. Morgan, Jr.
November 7, 2019
Ret. Maj. Raymond L. Morgan, 77, of Pleasant Valley Rd., Pine Grove, passed away on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at home.
Born on May 8, 1942 in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Raymond Sr. and Lillian Mae Fry Morgan.
He was a graduate of Shamokin High School and Penn State University, where he obtained his Masters Degree.
Raymond was an Electronic Warfare Officer for US Air Force. He was in the Air Force for 22 years and 11 months and 28 days, serving during the Vietnam War, receiving the Distinguished Flying Cross. Flying in B66's, B52's, and B47's, he protected American aircraft by blocking enemy missiles.
After his retirement from the Air Force, he worked at Werner's and was known as "the man who wore the red suspenders".
Surviving, are his wife of 57 years, Pamela Sands Morgan; two daughters, Karen Morgan of Reading, Jamie and husband Tadd Shiffer Sr. of Pine Grove; son, Raymond III and wife Soundra of Tampa, FL; 5 grandchildren, Morgan, Eric, Tadd Jr., Alexia and Ethen; two sisters, Michele Morgan of Pine Grove and Esther Fisher of Hamburg.
Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 1:00 P.M. at H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., with Craig Werner officiating. There will be a viewing on Thursday, November 14, 2019, from Noon until 1:00 pm at the Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to the Pine Grove Food Pantry, c/o Cathy Nagle 527 Dad Burnhams Rd., Schuylkill Haven, Pa. 17972 in his memory.
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Pine Grove Food Pantry
c/o Cathy Nagle 527 Dad Burnhams Rd., Schuylkill Haven PA 17972