Roy C. “Uncle Roy” Morgan, 80, of Elm St.,
Phoenix, NY, passed away on Monday Sept. 16, 2013, after
a long battle with several cancers. He was
born to the late Freda (Smith) and Wesleyan
Morgan on June 17, 1933 in Phoenix, NY.
A graduate of Phoenix High School, class of
1951. He was an army veteran during the
Korean Conflict, serving in Germany.
Uncle Roy was a 56 year member of the
Enterprise Fire Co., and was honored as
a firefighter of the year. He also was very
involved with other fire company related
organizations in the area.
Roy was predeceased by his twin brother,
Ralph A. Morgan on Dec. 28, 2010; a sister,
Arlene M. Knowlton on Mar. 24, 2008.
Surviving are his loving wife of 57 years, Ona
S. (Wooding) Morgan; his two daughters,
Cherie J. (Merton) Shaw, and Valerie (Jay)
Czyz; four grandchildren, Sara and Jason
Czyz and Scott and Karen Harris; one great-
grandson, Alexzander Harris; one sister,
Nellie Chamberlain; a sister-in-law, Madalyn
Morgan; a brother-in-law, Erwin Knowlton;
several nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Services are on Thursday at 11 a.m. at the
Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Home,
Phoenix, NY, with the Rev. Douglas
Burial will be in Phoenix Rural Cemetery with
firefighter honors. Calling hours are on Wednes
day from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the funeral home,
431 Main St..
Contributions may be made in memory of Roy to:
Enterprise Fire Co., 469 Main St., Phoenix, NY
13135, or to the Special Needs Playground
Program, 25 Lock St., Phoenix, NY 13135