Virginia Carlson

Virginia “Ginny” Carlson, 63, of Russell, PA. died peacefully at her residence, Monday afternoon, April 7, 2014 after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born May 18, 1950 in Warren, PA. She was the daughter of the late John “Jack” and Rosalie A. Benbenek Morrison. Ginny was a longtime Warren area resident and was a 1969 graduate of Warren High School.

She was employed for 29 years at Blair Corporation working in the Editing Dept. She was a member of St. Joseph R.C. Church.

Her grandchildren and her little dog Spunky were her joy in life.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, David L. Carlson whom she married June 28, 1969 in Bellaire, MD., 2 children Melissa Ann Carlson Gleason of Bradford, PA., John Paul Carlson and wife, Erika of Dayton, OH., 4 siblings Linda Huber and husband, Spike, Marlene Gambino and husband, Joe all of Warren, PA., David P. Morrison and wife, Mary Lee of Hurricane, UT., Charles J. Morrison and wife, Mary of Yoe, PA., 1 uncle Richard “Dick” Morrison of Warren, PA., 4 grandchildren Andrea and Grant Carlson both of Dayton, OH., Nick and Nathan Gleason both of Bradford, PA., several nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, PA. on Thursday, April 10, 2014 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted Thursday at 3:45 P.M.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Friday, April 11, 2014 at 1:00 P.M. at St. Joseph R.C. Church, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue West, Warren, PA., Fr. Richard J. Toohey, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Warren Cancer Center, 2 Crescent Park, Warren, PA. 16365 or Paws Along the River, 212 Elm Street, Warren, PA. 16365. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.