Richard J. Morrisey, 86, Army vet, hardware store owner, collected beer steins, toy firetrucks

By on February 15, 2017
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Richard J. Morrisey, 86, Shillington, Berks County, formerly of Denver, and Baldwin, Long Island, N.Y., died at home Feb. 10, 2017.

Born in Erie County, N.Y., a son of the late Leo and Frances D. (McCosh) Morrisey. His wife of 46 years, Joan M. (Neubert) Morrisey, died April 25, 2010.

Richard was of the Catholic faith and a Korean War Army veteran. He owned and operated a hardware store in New York and last worked at Boscov’s West.

A proud Irishman, he collected beer steins and toy firetrucks, and enjoyed casino trips.

Surviving are his godson: Richard J., married to Iveth S. (Oviedo) Schlamowitz, Shillington; and grand-godchildren: Richard Jr. and Samantha.

Services will be held on Thursday, Feb. 16, at 8 p.m., from Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, with Chaplain Bradley Haws officiating. The viewing will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Committal services with military honors will be Friday, Feb. 17, at 11 a.m., in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville. There will be no procession from the funeral home; meet directly behind the cemetery office at 10:50 a.m. to proceed to the committal site.

Online condolences may be offered at goodfuneral.com. Good Funeral Home, Reamstown, was entrusted with the arrangements.

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