Gretchen M. Morrow – Hookstown (Hanover Township)

Gretchen M. Morrow, 85, went to her Eternal Home with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Wednesday, January 23, 2019, from the comfort of her daughter’s home.

Born September 25, 1933, in Clinton, Pa., at home, the daughter of the late J. Donald Miller and A. Maye (McCoy) Miller, she was Presbyterian by faith. Gretchen was a retired U.S. Postal Mail Carrier of many years. The only one of her time out of Moon Township Postal Office to know 18 Rural Routes with all her people’s names and house numbers. She loved to play softball, drive stock cars, work on cars, but most of all always being a caring and helping hand to her family and friends.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul W. Morrow and a brother, Robert Miller.

She was mother to her four surviving children. A daughter, Brenda M. Sims; two sons and daughters-in-law, James P. Morrow (Luanne), John W. Morrow (Terry) and another daughter, Mary A. Booksing, all of Hookstown, Pa.; grandmother to six grandchildren and great-grandmother to nine; sister to D. Duane Miller (Kelly) of Clinton, Pa.; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Family and friends are welcome to call on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine St., Hookstown, PA 15050, where her services will be held on Wednesday at 11 a.m. Rev. Jefferson Ellis of the Hanover Presbyterian Church will officiate. She will be laid to rest in the Mt. Olivet Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Aliquippa.

Any donations, please send to the Alzheimer Foundation of your choice, in her name.

A special thanks goes out to her many caregivers who helped Brenda care for her mother. They know who they are and special thanks are not enough. Special thanks to John Calipari.

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