Ella Morton

Obituary of Ella Kathleen Morton

Morton, Ella Kathleen


Peacefully at the Waterford Retirement Residence surrounded by the love of family, on Monday March 1, 2021.  Ella (nee Coons), in her 89th year, beloved wife of Orval Morton (deceased 2013).


Dear mother of Judy Leeman (Les), Jim (Donna), Kathy Killen, Shelley Mangione (Clayton) and Lisa Callaghan (Jim).  Lovingly remembered by her grandchildren Jason (Angie), Darren and Brad Leeman, Derek and Jacky Morton, Aimee, Mitch and Dan Killen, Kendra and Braden Mangione, Renee and Paige Callaghan and by her great-grandchildren Tabatha, Lesley and Samantha Leeman.  Ella was predeceased by her siblings Dorothy McMenomy, Hugh Coons, Irene Hindley, Fran Foster and Fred Coons.  Survived by sisters-in-law Shirley Coons and Myrtle Allen and extended family and friends.


Mom shared a love of learning and teaching throughout her thirty plus year career.  She was a long-time member of Inverary United Church where she was an active member of the UCW.


In accordance with Ella's wishes cremation has taken place.  Due to Covid 19 the family gathered for a private memorial service officiated by Heather McLurg-Murphy followed by inurnment at Glenhaven Memorial Gardens. 


As expressions of sympathy donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society, University Hospitals Kingston Foundation or the Inverary United Church (e-transfer to inveraryunitedchurch@hotmail.com or cheque to Inverary United Church, Box 69, Inverary, ON K0H 1X0), and will be gratefully acknowledged by her family.    


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