Archive for Monday, April 24, 2006

Obituary — John “Jack” Morrissey


April 24, 2006

Mass of Christian Burial for John "Jack" Morrissey, 78, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Christ the King Church, 5973 SW 25th St., Topeka. Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Topeka.

Mr. Morrissey died Monday, April 24, 2006.

He was born Sept. 5, 1927, in Janesville, Wis., the son of William and Marie Gerlach Kennedy Morrissey.

He married Mary Lou Nolan on June 11, 1955. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include four daughters, Ellen Cox, Carthage, Mo., Beth Klobasa, Manhattan, Janet Reynolds, Eudora, and Suzanne Morrissey, Lawrence; two sons, David Morrissey, Little Rock, Ark., and Michael Morrissey, Topeka; and 10 grandchildren.

The family will greet friends from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Kevin Brennan Family Funeral Home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka, where a rosary will be recited at 8 p.m.

The family suggests memorials to Washburn University, sent in care of the funeral home, 2801 SW Urish Road, Topeka 66614.

Online condolences may be sent to

A full obituary will appear in Thursday's edition of The Eudora News.

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