Obituary of Barbara L. Morgan
Smethport - Barbara L. “Snookie” Morgan, 79, of Smethport, passed away Monday (May 1, 2023) at UPMC-Shadyside, Pittsburgh.
She was born July 12, 1943 in Bradford, the daughter of Harold Benjamin and Ellen Anderson Benjamin. On November 13, 1965, in St. Elizabeth Church, Smethport, she married James L. Morgan, who died April 29, 2014.
Barb was a graduate of Smethport Area High School. She first worked for Corning in Bradford, from where she retired, then for the fair association. She then worked in the cafeteria at the Smethport Elementary School for years before retiring again.
She was a former member and secretary of the McKean County Fair Association. Snookie loved her animals, both large and small. She always had dogs with her and the farm was abundant with animal life.
She is survived by:
Two sons: Richard “Rick” Morgan and Terry Morgan, both of Smethport
One sister: Sarah Benjamin of Smethport
Three brothers: Phillip “Cricky” Benjamin of Smethport, George Benjamin of Eldred and Harold “Sonny” Benjamin of Erie, PA
And several nieces and nephews
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one sister, Janet Billings, and one brother, Ronald “Skip” Benjamin.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4 from 4-6 PM at the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport, where funeral and committal services will be held following visitation at 6:30 PM, with the Rev. Max Simms, officiating. Burial will be in the Rose Hill Cemetery, Smethport.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.