SSVC Passing – Mr. Ronald Morgan, Electric Shop Teacher-Obituary (January 15, 2016)
Sent: Tuesday, January 19, 2016 12:49:59 PM
Good afternoon, following is the obituary for Mr. Ronald Morgan. Mr. Morgan was the SSVC Electric Shop instructor for 34 years, retiring in 1990. He is survived by his wife Jane (Nantais) Morgan, his son Karl and a daughter Kathleen (Morgan) Kehr. Some of you may remember Mrs. Morgan was an elementary teacher at SSVC.
Condolences may be sent to his wife at:
Mrs. Jane Morgan
4174 Main Street
Scotland, PA 17254
Please keep Mrs. Morgan, his children Karl and Kathleen in your thoughts and prayers during this sad and difficult time.
Ronald E. Morgan, 80, passed away on January 15, 2016 in Chambersburg, PA. Born August 4, 1935 in New Eagle, PA., he was the son of the late Edith (Voelker) and Herbert Morgan. He graduated from the California University of PA., where he was a member of the basketball team. He spent one year teaching in Dormont as an industrial art teacher and thirty-four years teaching electric shop at Scotland
School for Veteran’s Children before retiring in the early 1990’s. He served in the US Marines and Marine Reserves from 1959 to 1965.
He was a lifetime member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics where he participated in and later managed the national championships for over fifty years. He received every award the organization gave as well as a prestigious FAA award for contributions to aviation. He was also a member of the Vintage
Radio Control Modeling Society as well as local model airplane clubs.
His hobbies included building and flying radio-controlled model airplanes, fixing model trains, listening to and collecting 1940’s big band records, building home electronic kits, HAM radio, traveling to Cape May and Wildwood,NJ., and any Disney theme park in the continental US.
He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Jane L. Morgan (Nantais) of Scotland; his son, Karl E. Morgan; his daughter, Kathleen L. Kehr (Morgan) of Pittsburgh, PA; sister Jane L. Morgan, Chambersburg, PA; sister Audrey Good, wife of Gary, of Phoenix Arizona; sister Laura Chopp (Morgan) wife of Charles.
The celebration of his life will be at the chapel of the Presbyterian Church of Falling Spring @ 221 N. Main Street, Chambersburg, PA (717-264-5715 on January 30th at 1:30 PM. Visitation and refreshments after the service.
Memorial donations may be made to the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter. Online condolences may be expressed at www.sellersfuneralhome.com
Vickie “Portner” Cook ’73
SSVC Alumni Association
717-698-8905 (Please leave a message)
Scotland Family Forever!