Dorothy worked for many years as a book-keeper for several companies, finally retiring from Golden Frontier Tours after 12 years of employment. She was very faith centered and particularly enjoyed her visits to the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows in Belleville. Dorothy was a devoted and loving mother who loved to spend time with her family and dear friends. As a graduate of St. Teresa’s Academy in East St. Louis, IL, she loved her visits with former classmates.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur S. and Mary H., nee Moore, Hayden; a son, Arthur R. Morris; a daughter, in infancy, Michelle M. Morris; three sisters, Sister Mary Benedict Hayden, Ruth (Tom) Haltermann and Irene Smith; a brother, Harvey Hayden; and a sister-in-law, LaVerne Hayden.
Surviving are four children, Karen A. Withers,
Robert J. Morris Jr.,
Michael S. Morris
and Angela M. Morris (Jeffrey);
five grandchildren, Michael Morris, Madison Prisco (Ludiger Rington), Trinity Prisco, Matthew Morris and Elise Morris;
a great-grandson, Logan Long;
two brothers, Richard Hayden, and Robert (Elenor) Hayden;
and extended family, Dave and Judy Self and family.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit with the family from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018 at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL.
Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at George Renner & Sons Funeral Home, Belleville, IL, with Msgr. John T. Myler officiating.
Cremation services will follow.