Earl J. Morrison, 87

January 25, 1934 - February 16, 2021

Earl J. Morrison, 87, of Manheim Township, passed away on Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at Lancaster General Hospital. Born in Baltimore, MD, he was the son of the late Earl A. Morrison and Harriet Tilling. Earl was the beloved husband of Ann B. (Cecil) Morrison and together they shared over 66 years of marriage.

After graduating from Mount St. Joseph High School, Earl honorably served his country with the US Army. He worked in the military and as a civilian for the US Department of Defense, retiring after almost 40 years of service. Earl was an avid golfer and enjoyed a good meal and a slice of carrot cake. He was a member of St. Leo the Great Catholic Church.

Along with his wife Ann, graduate of Seton High School, Earl is survived by his son, Steven Morrison and daughter-in-law Claire Waistell, and his brother Craig Morrison. Along with his parents, he was predeceased by his daughter, Rose Ann Morrison.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Monday, February 22, 2021 at St. Leo the Great Catholic Church, 2427 Marietta Avenue, Lancaster, PA, 17601, with Father Peter Hahn officiating. In support of efforts to limit the size of social gatherings, services will be livestreamed and viewable from Saint Leo the Great (link to their YouTube channel through the church website:

Interment will be private at the convenience of the family at Baltimore National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Earl’s memory may be made to St. Leo the Great Catholic Church to help those in need.

Leave a condolence on this Memorial Page

Be sure to include your name

Please note that your condolence will not appear on this page until it is reviewed. Condolences usually appear within 24 hours of being submitted.

Condolences to the Family

February 21, 2021

Ann and Family,
My continued prayers to you all through this season. I’m very blessed to have known Earl. Love,
Lisa K

February 20, 2021

I am sorrry to hear about the passing of this dear man.  Earl was an extrodinary man and devoted husband to Ann!  I am so blessed to have been a small part of this wonderful couple. My most heartfelt sympathies go out to his beloved wife and family.  I will forever remember your kind words, inspiration and love for my children!  Love you! God Bless!!!

Monday, February 22, 2021
11:00 AM
St. Leo the Great Catholic Church
2427 Marietta Avenue
Lancaster, PA 17601
Map and Directions

Get Maps and Directions >
Send Flowers Online

Offering Lancaster, PA funeral services for over 70 years.

Our five funeral homes in Lancaster County makes it easy and convenient to make arrangements and host services close to home.

  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Downtown Lancaster
  • 414 East King St.
  • 717-393-9661
  • Charles F. (Chip) Snyder, Jr. Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Lititz Pike
  • 3110 Lititz Pike
  • 717-560-5100
  • Charles F. (Chad) Snyder, III Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Charles F. Snyder Funeral Home Millersville
  • 441 North George St.
  • 717-872-5041
  • Mark D. Burkholder Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Spacht-Snyder Family Funeral Home Lititz, PA
  • 127 South Broad St.
  • 717-626-2317
  • Jacqueline Adamson Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info
  • Bachman-Snyder Funeral Home & Crematory Strasburg, PA
  • 7 South Decatur Street
  • 717-687-7644
  • Norman T. Mable Funeral Director / Supervisor
  • more info