ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Helen Morrissey (nee Sanborn), age 87, formerly of Rome, Ohio, died peacefully on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, in Ann Arbor, Mich.
Born in St. Petersburg, Fla., to Mildred (nee Merrihew) Sanborn and Edgar L. Sanborn. She was married for 61 years to her loving husband, James F. Morrissey, deceased Jan. 28, 2013.
Survivors include her six children, Lynne Smith of Oviedo, Fla., Sharon (Kevin) Carroll of S. Wales, N.Y., Beth Morrissey of Broomfield, Colo., Bruce Morrissey of Roaming Rock Shores, Ohio, Carol (Brian) McLaughlin of Chelsea, Mich. and Denis (Carey) Morrissey of Lakewood, Ohio; 14 beloved grandchildren and their spouses; one great-grandchild; and a sister, Sande of California.
She was preceded in death by her mother and brother.
A Memorial Celebration of her Life will be on Saturday, Jan. 18th, from 2 to 3:30 p.m., with a Memorial Service from 3:30 to 4 p.m., at Bass Lake Taverne and Inn, 426 South St., Chardon, Ohio 44024.
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