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Earl L. Morris


Earl L. “Pete” Morris, 79, of Middletown, died Sunday, November 5, 2017 at Colonial Park Care Center, Harrisburg. He was the husband of Christie (Solberg) Morris, with whom he shared 42 years of marriage.

Born in Lebanon County on September 26, 1938, he was the son of the late Lester F. and Helen (Hostetter) Morris.

Pete graduated from Annville-Cleona High School and went on to serve in the United States Army. He then worked as an electrician for Local 143 Union Hall. Pete was a member of VFW Post 1213 and Legion 420.

Surviving in addition to his wife are sons Dennis Morris of Palmyra, and Daryl Morris of Kansas; a stepdaughter Mary Kay Wilhelm of California; granddaughter Karla Shank-Morris of Delaware; a brother Lee Morris of Quentin; and two sisters Colleen Steckbeck of Palmyra, and Nadine Young of Annville.

A graveside service will be held on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:30 a.m. at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Pete’s memory to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

Arrangements are being handled by Kreamer Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Annville, Pa.