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Rev. Barbara Morgan

December 30, 1938 ~ May 30, 2022 (age 83)


Rev. Barbara J. Morgan, 83 passed peacefully on May 30, 2022 at her home.


She was born on December 30, 1938 to Henry Wadsworth Morgan and Myra (Meta) Morgan.


Rev. Morgan attended the University of Delaware and received her Bachelor of Science from Lesley University in 1978 and her Master’s in Education from Northeastern University in 1981.


In 1988 she received a Master of Divinity from the Episcopal Divinity School and was ordained a Deacon in 1991. She served as a deacon at St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in Ann Arbor, MI from 1991 -1992. In October of 1992 Barbara was ordained an Episcopal Priest in the diocese of Easter Michigan by Bishop R. Steward Wood Jr.  She served from 1992 – 1998 as the Associate Rector of Trinity Episcopal Church in Alpena, MI. In 1998 she was named Rector of the Church of Saint John in the Wilderness in Copake Falls, NY where she served until her retirement in 2007. During her tenure Barbara was well known for her ministry to both the congregation and the Roe Jan community.


Survivors include her cousins Hal and Helen Forsythe of Litchfield, CT and her nieces Sally and Lynn Morgan of California. Her brother Robert Morgan pre – deceased her in 2008. Barbara is also survived by Betty Shufelt and family of Ancramdale, NY where she was lovingly cared for over the last twelve years.


A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday July 17, 2022 at 2 PM at the Church of Saint John in the Wilderness, Copake Falls.


Arrangements are with the Peck and Peck Funeral Home of Copake NY.


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Memorial Service
July 17, 2022

2:00 PM
St John's in the Wilderness
Route 344
Copake Falls, NY 12517

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