Doris Elizabeth Bucks Morgan

Doris Elizabeth Bucks Morgan
Doris Elizabeth Bucks Morgan

Doris Elizabeth Bucks Morgan, who celebrated her 100th birthday last spring, passed away peacefully Dec. 20 at Cross Keys Village in New Oxford, Pa.

She was born to Frank and Elizabeth Bucks on May 8, 1916, in West Orange, N.J. and was predeceased by her brother and sister, Frank, Jr. and Ruth.

Married in 1939 to John “Jack” Carroll Morgan, Doris was the mother of Patricia Green of Kirkville, N.Y. and Carroll Davenport of Hanover, Pa. Jack passed away in 1978.

After marrying, Doris lived in Chester, N.J. for 40 years; in Orient for 32 years and at Cross Keys Village for 5 years. She was an active member of every community in which she lived and an accomplished crafter of ceramics, weaving, quilting, caning and beeswax candles.

Surviving, in addition to her daughters, are seven grandchildren: James (Cindy), John, Sue and Amy Green, Melanie Nicotra, Laura (Jonathan) Bransky and Abby (Tony) Murtagh; 12 great-grandchildren: James, Joseph, Jessica, Jordon, and Jeffrey Green, Stephanie Rendino, Samuel and Sydney Nicotra, Adam and Morgan Bransky and Patrick and Caroline Murtagh; and 6 great-great grandchildren: Payton, John, Daizy, Piper, Dallas and Madison Green.

A memorial service was held Jan. 4 at Nicarry Hall at Cross Keys Village. On April 29. Doris will be interred in the Orient Community Cemetery, next to her beloved Jack, following a service at the Orient Methodist Church.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Oysterponds Historical Society for preservation of the Orient Methodist Church or to the Cross Keys Village Foundation.

Doris lived a full life; was always active and interested in helping others; and was a delight and inspiration to all who knew her. Her greatest delight was hosting and entertaining friends and family.

This is a paid notice.