- Lasting Memories - Lucy Morgan's memorial

Lucy Morgan
Feb. 26, 1943-Oct. 6, 2023
Pleasanton, California

1943-2023 Lucy Margaret Morgan passed away on October 6th in Pleasanton, CA at the age of 80. She was a remarkable woman who will be deeply missed. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Morgan, and her children John (Bonnie), Sharon, Christine (Jason), Annette (Hans) and her grandchildren, Elise, Kayleigh, Trevor, Jack and Ava, all of whom she was so very proud. She is also survived by her 12 siblings, Cecilia, Barbara (Roger), Theresa (Paul), Catherine (Bernie), Dolores, Rita (Bill), Bernard (Jamie), Gene (Kim), Leo (Jan), Marietta (John), Bernadette (Craig) and Jeanette (Bruce). She was predeceased by her parents, Frank and Stella Zipp, and her infant brother Paul. Lucy, the third child was born on February 26, 1943 in Seattle, Washington and spent her entire childhood with all of her siblings in the home her father built. Lucy graduated from Holy Names Academy on Capitol Hill in 1961, and then went to the Cabrini School of Nursing where she graduated as an RN in 1964. She later graduated from San Jose State University with a BA in Nursing. She started her career in Hospital Nursing in Seattle, WA and continued to Millbrae, CA, Syracuse, NY, Cleveland, OH, and San Jose, CA. Her second career was dedicated to caring for Seniors which grew into Care Service Agency management positions. She met her husband, Joe in the Bay Area and was married on August 26, 1967 in Seattle. Soon thereafter they bought their home in Pleasanton, began a family and became active in the community. She was an active member of the Catholic Community of Pleasanton and a part-time Parishioner of Our Lady of The Sierras Church in Arnold, California, the location of their Mountain Home. Lucy spent her life helping people. She spent the first part of her career as a hospital nurse and later went on to become an advocate and management of Senior Care services. She enjoyed playing the piano, exercising, baking, traveling, playing horseshoes and playing cards, and small stakes gambling but most of all she enjoyed spending time with friends and family. Lucy was a diehard fan of the San Francisco Giants and 49ers. She was wife and best friend to her husband Joe for 56 years. She maintained a lasting relationship with her twelve siblings and extended family. She passed on the legacy of the Catholic faith, the love of neighbor, dedication to care giving and just having fun. There will be a Funeral service at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Pleasanton on October 26th at 10:00AM followed by a reception. The Family would like to extend their heartfelt thanks to all those who have offered their support and condolences. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family requests that you please send donations to the Alzheimer’s Association in memory of Lucy Morgan.

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There will be a Funeral service at St. Augustine’s Catholic Church in Pleasanton on October 26th at 10:00AM followed by a reception.
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