Robert F. Morey Sr.

Robert F. Morey Sr., age 86, of Johnstown, passed away on Friday, March 8, 2013, at Albany Medical Center after a long illness.

Mr. Morey was born in the town of Day on November 19, 1926, a son of the late Leonard D. Morey and Elsie Ovitt Morey.

Robert honorably served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He worked for many years at Universal Distribution Plant in Gloversville until his retirement in 1997. Mr. Morey was a member of the Gloversville Senior Citizens Center.

On December 24, 1960, he was united in marriage to Beverly J. (Andrest) Morey, who passed away on August 9, 2009.

Survivors include three sons, Robert F. Morey Jr. and his wife June of Johnstown, Jeffrey Morey and his wife Tina of Sammonsville, and Howard Morey of Johnstown; three daughters, Deborah Beck of Tribes Hill, Laurie Zack and her husband Joe of Hagaman, and Jennifer Glynn and her husband Jeff of Gloversville, one brother, Joseph Bode and his wife Linda of Norfolk, Virginia, one sister, Rose Miller of Plattsburgh; 19 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and several nieces, nephews and cousins.

In addition to his wife and parents, Robert was predeceased by one brother, Leonard Morey and two sisters, Allie Bolia and Sarah Rosa.

Funeral services will be conducted at 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Monday, March 11th, at the A.G. Cole Funeral Home, Inc., 215 East Main Street, Johnstown, with Dr. Rev. R.W. Williams officiating.

Visitation for family and friends will be on Monday prior to the service at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. (noon).

Spring burial will be in Mayfield Union Rural Cemetery.

Memorial contributions in Robert’s memory may be made to the charity of one’s choice.

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