Anne Marie Mortellaro Morris (1932 - 2019)

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    - David Mortellaro
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Rabenhorst Funeral Homes Downtown
825 Government Street
Baton Rouge, LA

Anne Marie Mortellaro Morris, age 86, died in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Sunday, January 6, 2019. Born August 28, 1932 to Vincent Mortellaro and Angelina Caruso Mortellaro, Anne was a life-long resident of Baton Rouge. She graduated from St. Joseph's Academy and later worked as a secretary for General Gas Corp. before marrying Gordon Wilkins Morris on June 27, 1954. She later returned to secretarial work at the PACE Center. Anne was a member of St. Jude the Apostle Parish, where she served as a Catechist for many years and was an active member of Catholic Daughters of America, the Altar Society and the ministry Don't Mention Age. She enjoyed sewing, reading, listening to music, and traveling. Survivors include son Robert Morris (Jeanne) of Pride, LA, daughter Nancy Morris of Jacksonville Beach, FL, daughter Susan Cosper (Spencer) of McLean, VA and son Gordon Morris, Jr. (Laura) of Washington, D.C.; grandchildren Michael Nowakowski (Jennifer), Randy Morris (Angela), Brian Nowakowski (Karen), Elaine Nowakowski, Katherine Cosper, Spencer W. Cosper, John Cosper; and great grandchildren Christian Morris, Daisy Morris, Reid Nowakowski and Graham Nowakowski. Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Gordon W. Morris, Sr., her parents Vincent Mortellaro and Angelina Caruso Mortellaro, her brother Joseph Mortellaro and her sister Annette Mortellaro Jordan. Visitation will be at St. Jude the Apostle Catholic Church, Thursday, January 10, 2019, beginning at 10:00 am followed by a Funeral Mass at 11:00 am. Burial will follow at Resthaven Cemetery, 11817 Jefferson Highway, Baton Rouge, LA 70816. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge.
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