Rita Morck

Rita Morck

March 8, 1924 – April 3, 2023

Rita Morck, 99 years old, of Philadelphia passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving children on Monday, April 3, 2023.
She is preceded in death by her devoted husband of 55 years, Charles W. Morck Jr., her parents Agnes and Charles, brother James, and grandson Steven and his wife Mary Anne.

Rita is survived by her three children and their spouses; Rita Roth (Harry), Charles W. Morck, III, (Paulette) and Mary Morck. She is also survived by 4 loving grandchildren and their spouses; Robin Roth, Tricia Falcone (Vincent), Christy Gayton (Buddy), and Amy Thomas (late Aaron) and her 11 great grandchildren: Riley, Delaney, Connor, Kendall, Jordan, Gavin, Noel, Kyle, Danny, Hunter and Haylie.

Rita’s greatest treasure was her family, who brought her so much joy and happiness throughout her life. She grew up and was very close with her cousin Dolores and her children Lori, Wayne, Joan, Betty Ann and Steven. She loved spending time with her daughter’s Rita and Mary watching tv, going to church and out to dinner on Saturday nights. She spent time with Charlie at family parties and loved spending time on the weekends with her grandchildren and great grandchildren creating cherished memories and continuing the family traditions. She will always be remembered as “Granny” by her grandchildren.

She was a devoted catholic and spent decades of service as a member of the Catholic Daughters of Americas Court of St. Matthews #2241 and was a notary public for her husband’s law practice. She was a kind and giving person, and was always there for her family, neighbors and friends.

Rita was a loving and caring mother, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother, neighbor and friend and will be missed and remembered by the many lives she touched.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend her viewing on Tuesday morning, April 11, 2023, from 9:15 AM until her Funeral Mass at 10:30 AM at St. Matthew’s Roman Catholic Church, 3000 Cottman Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19149. Interment will follow at North Cedar Hill Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Vitas Hospice, 1787 Sentry Parkway West, Building 16, Suite 400, Bluebell, PA, 19422. Attn: Mr. Lee

John F. Fluehr & Sons, Inc.

Funeral Home Serving Families Since 1898

3301 Cottman Avenue
Philadelphia PA 19149


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