2017-10-12 / Obituaries

Milton Morse, Jr.

Oct. 7, 2017


Milton Morse, Jr. Milton Morse, Jr. Milton P. Morse, Jr., 66, of Taylor, PA, passed away on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017 at Moses Taylor Hospital in Scranton.

Born on Sept. 14, 1951, he was the son of the late Milton P. Morse, Sr., who passed away on Dec. 5, 2009, and Edna Huffman Morse of Camptown, PA. He was a graduate of Wyalusing Valley High School with the Class of 1969. He continued his education at Bloomsburg University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Milton worked for the state of Pennsylvania, Lackawanna County, for over 10 years as an examiner at the unemployment department in Olyphant, PA.

Milton was an Eagle Scout. He was a friend of Bill W and shared his experience of strength and hope with many others. His sharing and experiences helped many people. He was an avid runner and was part of the running group Barrier Breakers in Scranton. He ran in the first ever Camptown Races as well as the 50th running of the Camptown Races. He also loved playing golf. Milton was a sports enthusiast, as he was a fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots. He was also a huge fan of Penn State Nittany Lion Football. Milton was a very caring man as he was the caregiver for his mother. Most of all, Milton loved his family very much.

Besides his mother, he is survived by his two sons, Milton P. Morse, III (Kelly O’Brien) of Worchester, MA, and Matthew Morse of Charleston, SC. Also surviving are his sister, Kathy and Robert Bilinsky of North Huntingdon, PA; sister, Elizabeth and Robert French of Fredericksburg, PA; sister, Lana Watson of Port Saint Lucie, FL; sister, Nancy Winterringer (Jim Calhoun) of Wyalusing, PA; sister, Valorie and Dave Jenkins of Cocoa, FL; the mother of his children, Rebecca Leonard, as well as several nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Milton will be held on Saturday, Oct. 14, at 2 p.m. at Sheldon Funeral Home, Route 6, Main Street, Meshoppen, with his nephew, Pastor Robert French, II of the Revived Community Church officiating. Family and friends may call at the funeral home from noon until the time of the service. Interment will be held at a later date at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Marworth Treatment Center, 100 Lily Road, Waverly, PA 18471.

Online condolences may be made at www.sheldonfuneralhomes.com.

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