Janet Morrison of Tarrytown died peacefully on January 30, 2021 at the age of 94. Born in North Tarrytown on October 20, 1926, she was the daughter of Joseph and Helen Gonelly Duffy. She earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Good Counsel College in White Plains.
Janet married John A. Morrison on July 29, 1950 in St. Teresa’s Church in N. Tarrytown. Janet became a full time homemaker, raising her 6 children which was what she truly loved doing. In later years she returned to teaching and taught at Sleepy Hollow High School, evening business courses at Westchester Community College and she also taught for a while at Harriman College.
Janet is survived by John, her loving husband of 70 years and her children Joan Bashant, Robert (Christine) Morrison, Eileen (James) House, Joseph Morrison, Brian (Nora) Morrison and Jeanne McComas. Janet was also a loving grandmother of 13 and is also survived many great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her brother Joseph Duffy and sister Lorraine Ledford.
Visitation will be at Coffey Funeral Home on Friday from 2PM to 5PM. Her Funeral Mass will be at Transfiguration Church on Saturday at 10:00 followed by interment in Sleepy Hollow Cemetery.
In compliance with NYS guidelines, social distancing and face masks will be required
and capacity may be limited.
All attendees should be prepared for potential extended waiting periods.
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