Robert Morris

Obituary of Robert P. Morris

Robert P. Morris, 96, of Cedarville passed away on October 30, 2021, at home surrounded by family. He would have celebrated his 97th birthday on November 2. Born in Cedarville, NJ to the late Ethel and John Morris, he remained a lifelong Cedarville resident. Graduating from Bridgeton High School in 1943, he worked for Shephard Farms in Cedarville. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1949 returning home to eventually work for A.J. Petrunis where he learned the plumbing trade. A longtime member of U.A. Local 322, Plumbers and Pipefitters, he worked throughout the area, including many Atlantic City casinos and PSEG’s Salem and Hope Creek generating stations. He also operated his own plumbing business. He spent his winters after retirement at his St. Augustine, Florida home. He enjoyed spending time with family and friends and meeting up with his breakfast club members at area restaurants in both New Jersey and Florida. He read the newspaper daily and enjoyed keeping up with current events, politics, and the financial markets. Robert was predeceased by his parents, John W. Morris, Sr. and Ethel W. Morris and his sister-in-law, Elva S. Morris. He leaves behind a brother, John W. Morris, Jr. and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Friday, November 5th at 2:30 PM at the PADGETT FUNERAL HOME, 1107 State Highway 77, Upper Deerfield Township. Friends will be received from 1:30 to 2:30 PM prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment will take place at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Cedarville. Written condolences can be sent to the family at www.padgettfuneralhomes.com.
Friday
5
November

Visitation at Funeral Home

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday, November 5, 2021
Padgett Funeral Home
1107 State Highway 77
Upper Deerfield Township, New Jersey, United States
Friday
5
November

Funeral Service

2:30 pm
Friday, November 5, 2021
Padgett Funeral Home
1107 State Highway 77
Upper Deerfield Township, New Jersey, United States

Final Resting Place

Cedar Hill Cemetery
197 Main Street
Lawrence Township, New Jersey, United States
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