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Carmen Garcia Morski

June 21, 2015

Kill Devil Hills –Carmen Garcia Morski passed away peacefully Sunday, June 21, 2015, at age 89. She had been married for 52 years to Frank Morski until his death in 1998. Carmen, a Philadelphia native, moved to NJ with Frank and their children, and lived in NJ for most of her life until moving to Spring Arbor Assisted Living in Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina.  She has been a resident there for the past three years.  Carmen was well known for her lovely piano playing for the other residents at Spring Arbor.

Carmen retired after a long career with the Philadelphia Inquirer, serving as Assistant to the Executive Editor.  Outside of work she used her talents as an accomplished pianist and classically trained vocalist, serving as musical director, organist and soloist for St. Teresa’s Catholic Church in Runnemede, New Jersey, for almost 30 years.    She also sang soprano in the Mendelssohn Club Choir of Philadelphia for several years, the Choral Arts Society, the Philadelphia Eucharistic Conference Choir, and was a lead soprano in the Greater South Jersey Chorus.  She sang in a number of each group’s live and recorded concerts in both the Philadelphia area and in New York City.

Carmen is survived by her two younger sisters, Florence Hernandez of Philadelphia and Gerry Lata, of Pine Beach, NJ; and her three children, Eugene Morski of Federica, DE; Kathleen Cornet of Corolla, NC; and Carmen Mary Hart of Cinnaminson, NJ.  She has five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Services and burial will be held in New Hanover, NJ.

Condolences to the family many be expressed via the online register at Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with local arrangements.