Linda J. Morgan of Taylor, formerly of Scranton passed away on Tuesday July 28,2020 at Geisinger Community Medical Center from injuries sustained in an automobile accident.
Born July 15, 1949 in Scranton, she was the daughter of the late Benjamin J. and Mary (Mae) Fleming Morgan. Linda was a 1967 graduate of West Scranton High School and began working at the former Affiliated Foods of Scranton, upon graduation. She rose in the company to become a buyer and was well respected in the food business. Upon the closing of Affiliated, she worked at AWI of Robesonia, PA, Fleming Foods of Warsaw, N.C., Super-rite Foods of Harrisburg, PA (which became Richfood) and retired from Supervalu Foods in Mechanicsville, VA. Upon retirement she returned to her native Scranton.
Linda was a member of Embury United Methodist Church where she served as a Trustee as well as on the executive board at Embury. She was also a former member of Jackson Street Baptist Church
Linda was an avid New York Yankees fan and enjoyed traveling and time with friends and family. She was always a happy person who could strike up a conversation with anyone and usually she did.
Surviving are a brother Thomas, his wife Sheri and their son Thomas Jr., and a sister-in law Carol Morgan all of Scranton; a niece Jenna Hamilton, her husband R. Hunter Hamilton and their children Hannah and Ian Hamilton all of Alexandria, VA; several cousins and many friends survive as well.
Linda was preceded in death by a brother James in 2001 and nephews Charles Morgan in 1972 and Steven Morgan in 1999.
The family would like to thank the staff at Geisinger Community Medical Center for the excellent care given to Linda during this difficult time. A special thank you to Dr. Edward DelSole and Dr. Brian Kobylus.
Funeral Services will be private at the convenience of the family.
Friends may call Wednesday from 4:00-7:00 in the Vanston and James Funeral Home 1401 Ash St. Scranton.
All CDC guidelines including facial coverings to be worn at all times andproper social distancing will be strictly enforced. Temperature checks will also be given upon entering the funeral home.
Please be prepared to wait in line as we will be adhering to the Governor’s mandate of 25 people in the Funeral Home at one time.
Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
In lieu of flowers the family asks donations be made in Linda’s name to the Food Pantry at Embury United Methodist Church 942 South Main Avenue Scranton PA 18504.
Arrangements have been entrusted to and are under the care and direction of Robert C Jones, funeral director.