James Morrow, EHS grad, Korean War vet, AT&T retiree

By on May 23, 2012

James MacGill Morrow, 84, of Rutland Town, Vt., passed away Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at his beloved Vermont home.

He was born in Ephrata on June 16, 1927, the son of Gertrude Feil and Leslie MacGill Morrow.

He was a graduate of Ephrata High School and the University of Maryland. James was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Korean War. Mr. Morrow was employed as a radio announcer in Pennsylvania, Virginia and Maryland; he was a mathematics teacher and a trumpeter with the "Big Bands." From 1967 to 1984 he was employed with Western Electric- Baltimore Works; with their closing he was transferred to Atlanta and worked for AT&T until his retirement in 1995. He was a proud member of the Scottish Rite, the Masons and Shriners.

Surviving are his wife: Eileen (Zapalowicz) Morrow, of Rutland Town, Vt.; one son: Gregg MacGill Morrow, husband of France Bosse-Morrow; of Townshend, Vt.; two grandchildren: Alexandra Morrow and Nicholas MacGill Morrow; one brother: Charles, wife of Joan Morrow, of Florida; a sister: Dorothy Costa, of Florida; and many nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister: Winifred Kilhefner; and by a brother: Donald Morrow.

Graveside services with military honors were held on May 22 at Vermont Veterans Cemetery in Randolph. Officiating was Rev. John Melinese.

Contributions may be made to Shriners Hospitals for Children, Boumi Temple, 5050 King Ave., Baltimore, MD 21237.

Arrangements were are under the direction of Clifford Funeral Home in Rutland, Vt.

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