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Morrison, Edwin O. – On February 28, 2012 the Lord came to get Ed and take him to his Father's house just as He had promised in John 14. He passed away peacefully at Hamilton Grove Health Care and Rehabilitation Center in Hamilton at the age of 92. Born in Boston, Mass and raised in Arlington, Mass, he lived in New Jersey most of his life, the past 12 years in Hamilton Township. Edwin was a graduate of Arlington High School, Huntington Prep School for Boys, Duke University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and attended Newark College of Engineering for Post Grad Studies. He worked as a design draftsman at Worthington Corporation until his induction into the Army in 1944. He served in the Pacific Theatre of Operations in the Philippines as a Tech Sergeant for thirteen months performing topographic mapping duties. In 1947 he was employed at Rutgers University as an instructor for four years. He returned to Worthington Corp and progressed to Manager of Engineering by his retirement in 1985. Edwin led a very busy and interesting life. He enjoyed singing and was a member of several glee clubs and chorus groups when he was young. He enjoyed fishing, music and sports. He was a member of Phi Kappa Sigma Fraternity at Duke where he was president and in the student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was also a member of the Order of Elks and a Freemason. He was on the Town Council in New Providence, NJ for nine years resigning in 1961. During that time, he was a member of the Planning Board, Public Works, Finance Committee and Public Health Services. He was also appointed Police Commissioner. In addition, he was also on the Rescue Squad. Edwin was predeceased by his parents, Peter E. and Catherine H. (Ferguson) Morrison, an infant sister, his beloved wife of 55 years, Helen Catharine (Mitchell) Morrison and an infant son, Mark Peter. He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sandra and Tomas Bagdas of Hamilton; his son and daughter-in-law, Dr Mark and Dr. Susan (Liu) Morrison of Manhattan; four grandchildren, Christina Smith of Phoenix, AZ, Robyn Stasinski of Hamilton, Emily and Peter Morrison of Manhattan. He also leaves behind his very special friend, Rose Fratticcioli. Burial with military honors will be private at Princeton Memorial Park at a future date under the direction of the Saul Colonial Home, Hamilton Square. www.saulfuneralhomes.com

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