Dolores "Dee" Morrow
- Dolores “Dee” Morrow, 87, of Buxton, passed away peacefully on
October 17, 2016 at the Outer Banks Medical Center. The daughter of the
late Vada Moskaly Muscovich and Elpidio “Pete” Vallecorsa, she was born
on March 20, 1929. She was preceded in death by the love of her life
and husband of 64 years, Clifford J. Morrow, Jr., in January 2011.
was a 1947 graduate of Aliquippa High School and had a career as a
florist both in Aliquippa and in her second home in Buxton, NC. In
Aliquippa, she was active in the Confraternity of Christian Mothers at
Our Lady of Fatima Church, a PTA president at both Five Points and
Margret Ross Elementary Schools in Hopewell, a Cadette Girl Scout
Leader, and a member of the League of Women Voters of Beaver County.
Buxton she was a member of the Angler’s Club, the Newcomers’ Club, and
the Bird Club. She was a volunteer for the National Park Service at the
Cape Hatteras Lighthouse for a number of years, and at the 2003
Centennial of the First Flight at the Wright Brothers Memorial. At Our
Lady of the Seas Catholic Church she was an original member of the
choir, a Eucharistic minister, a reader, a greeter, and for many years
served as the coordinator of “Coffee Sundays.”
Dee was a lover of classical music, a huge Steelers fan, and a wonderful cook.
was preceded in death by a sister, Antoinette Vallecorsa Matuga, and
three brothers; Richard Vallecorsa, Herman E. Vallecorsa, and Ronald
She is survived by a daughter, Janet Morrow
Dawson (Vernon Davis Dawson Jr.,) of Buxton; her son, Jeffrey Todd
Morrow (Lisa Little Morrow) of Power Springs, GA; four grandchildren,
Clifford David Pate of Charleston, SC, Blakeney Morrow Pate (Susannah
Stoughton Pate) of Florence, SC, Emily Katherine Morrow and Erin
Elizabeth Morrow of Powder Springs; a loving cousin, Paula Dee Cosnek
of Aliquippa; a daughter of the heart, N. Penae’ Littleton of Simi
Valley, CA, and many nieces and nephews.
A Mass of the
Resurrection and Celebration of her life will be held at Our Lady of
the Seas in Buxton at 10 am on Monday, October 24, 2016
contributions may be made to Our Lady of the Seas Catholic Church in
Buxton (www.ourladyoftheseas.org) or the Light of Life Ministries
in Pittsburgh, PA (www.lightoflife.org).
Condolences to the
family may be expressed at www.gallopfuneralservices.com. Gallop
Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.
Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. 6917 S. Croatan
Hwy. Nags Head, NC 27959